Mumbwa District

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Mumbwa District
District
District location in Zambia
District location in Zambia
Country  Zambia
Province Central Province
Capital Mumbwa
Area
 • Total 21,103 km2 (8,148 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 273,869
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Mumbwa District is a district of Zambia, located in Central Province. The capital lies at Mumbwa. As of the 2010 Zambian Census, the district had a population of 218,328 people.[1]

Towns[edit]

Mumbwa District's main population center is Mumbwa, which is close to another towns such as Kasip and Muembe. In the district's south are Banachewembwe and Namukumbo.

Bodies of Water[edit]

The Kafue River forms the district's boundary with Kasempa District before it bisects the district. On its banks is Game Scout Camp. The Chulwe fishing camp lies in Blue Lagoon National Park.[2]

Transportation[edit]

The roads that lie in the district are M9 (which merges with Moshi Road near Game Scout Camp and later reaches Lusaka), M20, D181, D183, and D769.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING" (PDF). Republic of Zambia. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ Samuel Mulenga Bwalya. "Critical Analysis of Community-Based Wildlife Resource Management in Southern Africa: Case Study from Zambia" (PDF). Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics of the University of Rhode Island. Retrieved December 30, 2013. 

Coordinates: 15°00′S 26°30′E / 15.000°S 26.500°E / -15.000; 26.500