Chitipa District

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Location of Chitipa District in Malawi
Chitipa District is the northernmost district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The capital is Chitipa (also known as Fort Hill). The district covers an area of 4,288 km.², and has a population of 126,799. Chitipa borders fellow districts Karonga and Rumphi, as well as neighboring countries Tanzania and Zambia.

Sources

  1. National Geographic Atlas of the World, Eight Edition.


Districts of Malawi
Central Region
Dedza | Dowa | Kasungu | Lilongwe | Mchinji | Nkhotakota | Ntcheu | Ntchisi | Salima
Northern Region
Chitipa | Karonga | Likoma | Mzimba | Nkhata Bay | Rumphi
Southern Region
Balaka | Blantyre | Chikwawa | Chiradzulu | Machinga | Mangochi | Mulanje | Mwanza | Nsanje | Phalombe | Thyolo | Zomba


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Malawi

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The Northern Region of Malawi, population 1,389,475 (2003), covers an area of 26,931 km². Its capital city is Mzuzu.

Of the 27 districts in Malawi, 6 of them are located within the Northern Region. They are: Chitipa, Karonga, Likoma, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, and Rumphi.
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Motto
Unity and Freedom
Anthem
Mulungu dalitsa Malaŵi   (Chichewa)
"Oh God Bless Our Land of Malawi"
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Coordinates: Chitipa is the capital of Chitipa District, Malawi. It is also known as Fort Hill. It is very near Malawi's tri-point border with Zambia and Tanzania.
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Karonga, population 27,811 (1998), is a township in the Northern Region of Malawi.

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Rumphi, population 14,069 (1998), is a town in the Northern Region of Malawi. It is a lively town with a market which serves the widespread tobacco farming community.

Rumphi is the main town of Rumphi District in Northern Malawi.
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Motto
"Uhuru na Umoja"   (Swahili)
"Freedom and Unity"
Anthem
Mungu ibariki Afrika
"God Bless Africa"
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Anthem
Stand and Sing of Zambia, Proud and Free


Capital Lusaka

Largest city Lusaka
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Malawi

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Politics of Malawi


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Motto
Unity and Freedom
Anthem
Mulungu dalitsa Malaŵi   (Chichewa)
"Oh God Bless Our Land of Malawi"
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The Central Region of Malawi, population 4,814,321 (2003), covers an area of 35,592 km². Its capital city is Lilongwe, which is also the national capital.

Of the 27 districts in Malawi, 9 are located within the Central Region They are: Dedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe,
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Dedza is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Dedza. The district covers an area of 3,624 km.² and has a population of 486,682. Dedza is home to the Dedza Pottery Shop, a popular tourist destination.
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Dowa is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Dowa. The district covers an area of 3,041 km.² and has a population of 411,387.Agricultural fertile. The Chewas are more predominant ethnic group and Nyau dancing is one of the cultures left by the chewa
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Kasungu is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Kasungu. The district covers an area of 7,878 km.² and has a population of 480,659.


Districts of Malawi
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Lilongwe is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Lilongwe. The district covers an area of 6,159 km.² and has a population of 1,346,360. Lilongwe was officially declared a township in 1947. His Excellency the Life President Ngwazi Dr.
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Mchinji is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Mchinji. The district covers an area of 3,356 km.² and has a population of 324,941.


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Central Region

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Nkhotakota is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Nkhotakota. The district covers an area of 4,259 km.² and has a population of 229,460. The word Nkhotakota means "zig-zag" in Chichewa.
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Ntcheu is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. It borders with the country of Mozambique. The district headquarters known as BOMA in local language is located in Village Headman Yeneya and the place is commonly called Mphate. The district covers an area of 3,424 km.
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Ntchisi is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Ntchisi. The district covers an area of 1,655 km.² and has a population of 167,880.


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Salima is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Salima. The district covers an area of 2,196 km.² and has a population of 248,214.


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Central Region

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The Northern Region of Malawi, population 1,389,475 (2003), covers an area of 26,931 km². Its capital city is Mzuzu.

Of the 27 districts in Malawi, 6 of them are located within the Northern Region. They are: Chitipa, Karonga, Likoma, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, and Rumphi.
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Karonga is a district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The district covers an area of 3,355 km.² and has a population of 194,572. It is a border district between Malawi and Tanzania mainly occupied by the Nkhonde tribe.
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Likoma is an exclave of Malawi situated in Mozambique consisting of two main islands, Likoma and Chisumulu island. It is a district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The capital is Likoma. The district covers an area of 18 km.² and has a population of 13,000.
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Mzimba is a district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The capital is Mzimba. The district covers an area of 10,430 km.² and has a population of 610,944. The most common occupations are subsistence farming of maize and beans supplemented by cattle herding, in addition tobacco is
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Nkhata Bay is a district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The capital is Nkhata Bay. The district covers an area of 4,071 km.² and has a population of 164,761.

Nkhata Bay District houses the charity group Ripple Africa in Mwaya.
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Rumphi is a district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The capital is Rumphi. The district covers an area of 4,769 km.² and has a population of 128,360.

Rumphi has produced some well known politicians like; Tom Chakufwa Chihana, who was the first Malawian to challenge Dr.
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The Southern Region of Malawi, population 5,345,045 (2003), covers an area of 31,753 km². Its capital city is Blantyre.

Of the 27 districts in Malawi, 12 are located within the Southern Region They are: Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Machinga, Mangochi,
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Balaka is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi. The capital is Balaka. The district covers an area of 2,193 km.² and has a population of 253,098.


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Blantyre is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi. The capital is Blantyre. The district covers an area of 2,012 km.² and has a population of 809,397. It is the commercial city where most Industrial and business offices are located.
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