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Southern Region, Malawi

The Southern Region of Malawi is an area of Malawi. It covers an area of 31,753 km². Its capital city is Blantyre. In 2018, its population was 7,750,629.

Southern 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
CapitalBlantyre
Area
 • Total31,753 km2 (12,260 sq mi)
Population
 (2018 Census)
 • Total7,750,629
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)

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.