Lugela District

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Lugela District
Lugela District is located in Mozambique
Lugela District
Lugela District
District location in Mozambique
Coordinates: 15°19′S 36°11′E / 15.317°S 36.183°E / -15.317; 36.183Coordinates: 15°19′S 36°11′E / 15.317°S 36.183°E / -15.317; 36.183
Country  Mozambique
Province Zambezia Province
Capital Lugela
 • Total 6,001 km2 (2,317 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 133,439
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code MZ

Lugela District is a district of Zambezia Province in Mozambique. It covers 6110 km² with 133.439 inhabitants in 2005. Its seat is the town of Lugela.

The district is inhabited mostly by the ethnic group of Manhauas and Emanhua is the most spoken language.


Lugela District borders in the north with the Namarroi District from which it is separated by the Lú River. In the south it separated from the Mocuba District by the Lugela River and Licungo River. In the east it borders to the Ile District and in the west with Milange District.

Its highest peak it the Mount Mabu that culminates to 1,700 m.

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