Nkhotakota District

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Location of Nkhotakota District in Malawi

Nkhotakota is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Nkhotakota. The district covers an area of 4,259 km² and has a population of 229,460. The word Nkhotakota means "zig-zag" in Chichewa. It is located along the shore of Lake Malawi.

Government and administrative divisions[edit]

There are five National Assembly constituencies in Nkhotakota:[1]

  • Nkhotakota - Central
  • Nkhotakota - North
  • Nkhotakota - North East
  • Nkhotakota - South
  • Nkhotakota - South East


Coordinates: 13°00′S 34°05′E / 13.000°S 34.083°E / -13.000; 34.083