Chipoka

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Chipoka
Chipoka is located in Malawi
Chipoka
Chipoka
Location in Malawi
Coordinates: 13°58′S 34°30′E / 13.967°S 34.500°E / -13.967; 34.500
Country  Malawi
Region Central Region
District Salima District
Population (2008)
 • Total 5 132
Climate Aw

Chipoka is a town located in the Central Region district of Salima, in Malawi. It is one of the main ports on Lake Malawi and is the closest port to the capital city of Lilongwe. Chipoka is located on the western shore of Kasangha Bay across from Cape Maclear.

Nearby towns and villages include Chaseta (7.8 mi (12.6 km)), Ndembo (7.7 mi (12.4 km)), Kalombola (5.6 mi (9.0 km)), Lowe (5.6 mi (9.0 km)), Mazenjele (5.6 mi (9.0 km)), Chikanda (4.9 mi (7.9 km)), Milala (4.9 mi (7.9 km)), Mkangawi (4.9 mi (7.9 km)), Mzembela (4.9 mi (7.9 km)), Pemba (4.9 mi (7.9 km)) and Kachindamoto(11.7 mi (18.8 km)).

Demographics[edit]

Year Population[1]
1998 3,986
2008 9,132
2013 15,200

References[edit]

Coordinates: 13°58′S 34°30′E / 13.967°S 34.500°E / -13.967; 34.500