CHIPANGALI DISTRICT

Introduction
Chipangali district is one of the fourteen (14) districts in the Eastern Province of Zambia. The district shares boundaries with Lumezi district to North, Mambwe district to the West, Kasenengwa district to the SouthWest, Chipata district to the South, and the Republic of Malawi to the East. Chipangali district covers a total surface area of approximately 245,347 hectares. The existing land use is predominantly agricultural. The establishment of the township will necessitate the existence of other land uses such as residential, commercial and institutional.

By air, the district can easily be accessed by its proximity to two (2) Airports namely Chipata Airport and Mfuwe International Airport. The district is about 38 kilometres or about 30 minute drive from Chipata Airport, on the other hand it is approximately about one hundred and five (105) kilometres or 1 hour 40 minutes drive from Mfuwe International Airport. The furthest point of the district is approximately 114km from Chipata City.

Demographic Profile
The district population as per 2017 census projection was 143,169 with 2.7 percent growth rate. The table below shows the census of population and projections per ward.

Table 2.0: Census Population and Projections per Ward