Mponela

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Mponela
Mponela is located in Malawi
Mponela
Mponela
Location in Malawi
Coordinates: 13°31′S 33°43′E / 13.517°S 33.717°E / -13.517; 33.717
Country  Malawi
Region Central Region
District Dowa District
Population (2008 est.)
 • Total 13,670
Time zone +2
Climate Cwa

Mponela is a town in Dowa District in the Central Region of Malawi.

Mponela lies at 1,200 m in the Dowa District in the Central Region of Malawi, 60 km north of Lilongwe, with a population of 9,846 (1998; estimate 2006: 13,212). It is on the tarred road between Lilongwe–Mzuzu, is connected with power and phone lines and has an airstrip.

Mponela is primarily an agricultural town without touristic interest. The government maintains a nutrition centre in which 700 children per day obtain food.


Demographics[edit]

Year Population[1]
1998 9 921
2008 13 670

References[edit]

Coordinates: 13°31′S 33°43′E / 13.517°S 33.717°E / -13.517; 33.717