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Location of Phalombe District in Malawi
Location of Phalombe District in Malawi

Phalombe is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi. The capital is Phalombe. The district covers an area of 1,394 km.² and has a population of 231,990.


At the time of the 2018 Census of Malawi, the distribution of the population of Phalombe District by ethnic group was as follows:[1]

Government and administrative divisions

There are five National Assembly constituencies in Phalombe:

Since the 2009 election all of these constituencies have been held by members of the Democratic Progressive Party.[2]


15°40′S 35°40′E / 15.667°S 35.667°E / -15.667; 35.667