Machinga District

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Location of Machinga District in Malawi
The Chikala Pillars

Machinga is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi. The capital is Machinga. The district covers an area of 3,771 km.² and has a population of 369,614.

Government and administrative divisions[edit]

There are seven National Assembly constituencies in Machinga:

  • Machinga - Central
  • Machinga - Central East
  • Machinga - East
  • Machinga - Likwenu
  • Machinga - North East
  • Machinga - South
  • Machinga - South East

Since the 2009 general election most of these constituencies (except Machinga Central and Machinga Likwenu, which have been held by members of the Democratic Progressive Party) have been represented by politicians from the United Democratic Front.[1]


  1. ^ "Parliament of Malawi - Members of Parliament - Machinga District". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-01-19.

Coordinates: 14°55′S 35°40′E / 14.917°S 35.667°E / -14.917; 35.667