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Central Region, Malawi

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Central Region, Malawi

Central Region
Central Region in Malawi
Central Region in Malawi
Country  Malawi
Capital Lilongwe
 • Total 35,592 km2 (13,742 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 5,491,034
 • Density 150/km2 (Bad rounding here400/sq mi)

The Central Region of Malawi, population 5,491,034 (2008), covers an area of 35,592 km². Its capital city is Lilongwe, which is also the national capital. The region has an outlet on Lake Malawi and borders neighbouring countries Zambia and Mozambique.

Of the 27 districts in Malawi, 9 are located within the Central Region They are: Dedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Ntcheu, Ntchisi, and Salima.

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