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 395,897. The word Nkhotakota means "zig-zag" in Chichewa. It is located along the shore of Lake Malawi.
At the time of the 2018 Census of Malawi, the distribution of the population of Nkhotakota District by ethnic group was as follows:
Government and administrative divisionsEdit
There are five National Assembly constituencies in Nkhotakota:
- Nkhotakota - Central
- Nkhotakota - North
- Nkhotakota - North East
- Nkhotakota - South
- Nkhotakota - South East
- ^ "2018 Population and Housing Census Main Report" (PDF). Malawi National Statistical Office. Retrieved 25 December 2019.
- ^ 2018 Malawi Population and Housing Census Main Report
- ^ Parliament of Malawi - Members of Parliament - Nkhotakota District