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Niassa, Mozambique

Niassa is one of 11 primary administrative regions in Mozambique with a population of approximately 942,435 people.

Facts and figures on Niassa at a glance

Region name: Niassa (Niassa Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 942,435 people
Country: Mozambique
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Niassa (Niassa Province) is located in the regional capital Lichinga (Lichinga) with a population of 109,839 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Niassa's regional capital Lichinga to Mozambique's capital Maputo (Maputo) is approximately 1,430 km (889 mi).

Facts and figures about Niassa
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Niassa Niassa Province942,435 peopleLichinga Lichinga109,839 people

Compare with other regions in Mozambique.

Map of Niassa

Map of Niassa

Information on Niassa

Information on Niassa
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Niassa Niassa ProvinceLichinga Lichinga16MozambiqueAfrica

Time in Niassa

Time in Niassa
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 8:34amNoMon, 18 Jan 2021 - 8:34amUTC +2.0Africa/Maputo

Geographic coordinates of Niassa

Latitude & Longitude of Niassa
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map13°00'00.0"S (-13.0000000°)36°42'00.0"E (36.7000000°)

Subregions in Niassa

There are 16 administrative subregions in Niassa.
Subregions in Niassa
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Cidade de Lichinga Cidade de Lichinga1.---
Circunscricao de Mandimba Circunscrição de Mandimba2.---
Circunscricao de Sanga Circunscrição de Sanga3.---
Cuamba Cuamba4.---
Lago District Lago District5.---
Lichinga District Lichinga District6.---
Majune District Majune District7.---
Marrupa District Marrupa District8.---
Maua District Maúa District9.---
Mavago Mavago10.---
Mecanhelas District Mecanhelas District11.---
Mecula Mecula12.---
Metarica District Metarica District13.---
Muembe District Muembe District14.---
Ngauma District Ngauma District15.---
Nipepe District Nipepe District16.---

External sources of information on Niassa

Niassa on Wikipedia