Southern Region, Malawi

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Southern Region
Region
Southern Region in Malawi
Southern Region in Malawi
Coordinates: 15°40′S 34°58′E / 15.667°S 34.967°E / -15.667; 34.967Coordinates: 15°40′S 34°58′E / 15.667°S 34.967°E / -15.667; 34.967
Country  Malawi
Capital Blantyre
Area
 • Total 31,753 km2 (12,260 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 5,876,784
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)

The Southern Region of Malawi is an area of Malawi. It covers an area of 31,753 km². Its capital city is Blantyre. In 2008, its population was 5,876,784.

Of the 28 districts in Malawi, 13 are located within the Southern Region. They are: Balaka, Blantyre, Chikhwawa, Chiradzulu, Machinga, Mangochi, Mulanje, Mwanza, Neno, Nsanje, Phalombe, Thyolo, and Zomba.