Ntcheu District in Malawi

All About Ntcheu

Basic Information about Ntcheu

Land Area (km2) 3,424km2   (Ranking No.12 / 28 districts)
Population 659,608   (Ranking No.12 / 28 districts)
Population Density 193/km2   (Ranking No.14 / 28 districts)
Literacy Rate 66.90%   (Ranking No.18 / 28 districts)
Electrification Rate 4.88%   (Ranking No.20 / 28 districts)
Water pipe Rate 1.61%   (Ranking No.27 / 28 districts)
*The data is as of 2018.

Ntcheu is a district in the Central Region of Malawi and borders with Mozambique.

The district lies around halfway between Lilongwe and Blantyre, 180km from Lilongwe and 130km from Blantyre on M1 road.

The district is well known for its vegetable production such as Irish potatoes, carrots, oranges, onions, beans, cabbages, and tomatoes.

Most of the occupants of the Ntcheu Dietrict are the Ngoni people.

Chichewa is the main language spoken in Ntcheu.

Ntcheu Population by Tribe

Tribe Ngoni Lomwe Chewa Yao Others
Percentage 90.43% 3.29% 2.31% 2.31% 1.66%
*The data is as of 2018.

Ntcheu Population by Religion

Religion Christian Islam Others No Religion
Percentage 86.68% 2.42% 7.66% 3.24%
*The data is as of 2018.