|• Total||6,887 km2 (2,659 sq mi)|
|Population (2007 census)|
|• Density||11/km2 (28/sq mi)|
Chiuta District is a district of Tete Province in western Mozambique. The principal town is Manje. The district is located in the center of the province, and borders with Chifunde District in the north, Macanga District in the northeast, Tsangano District in the east, Moatize District in the southeast, Changara District in the south, Cahora-Bassa District in the southwest, and with Marávia District in the west. The area of the district is 6,887 square kilometres (2,659 sq mi). It has a population of 74,534 as of 2007.
The climate of the district is tropical humid, with the average annual rainfall being 1,135 millimetres (44.7 in).
As of 2005, 50% of the population of the district was younger than 15 years. 15% of the population spoke Portuguese. The most common mothertongue among the population was Cinyungwe. 84% were analphabetic, mostly women.
Less than 1% of the households in the district have access to electricity.
There is a road network in the district which is 240 kilometres (150 mi) long and includes a 90 kilometres (56 mi) stretch of the national road EN222 connecting Mavudzi with the bridge over the Zambezi.
- "Perfil do Distrito de Chiuta" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Ministry of State Administration. 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 November 2016. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
- "População da Provincia de Tete". Censo 2007 (in Portuguese). Instituto Nacional de Estatística. Archived from the original on 19 December 2007. Retrieved 20 March 2008.