Namaacha District on the map of Mozambique
|• Total||2,196 km2 (848 sq mi)|
|Population (2007 census)|
|• Density||19/km2 (49/sq mi)|
Namaacha District is a district of Maputo Province in southern Mozambique. The principal town is Namaacha. The district is located in the southwest of the province, and borders with Moamba District in the north, Boane District in the east, Matutuíne District in the south, and with Swaziland and South Africa in the west. The area of the district is 2,196 square kilometres (848 sq mi). It has a population of 41,914 as of 2007.
The climate is tropical humid, varying with altitude, with the average annual rainfall being 751 millimetres (29.6 in).
As of 2005, 40% of the population of the district was younger than 15 years. 63% of the population spoke Portuguese. The most common mothertongue among the population was Xichangana. 44% were analphabetic, mostly women.
6% of the households in the district have access to electricity.