Eastern Province

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Eastern Province is one of Zambia's ten provinces. The province lies between the Luangwa River and the border with Malawi to the east and Mozambique to the South, from Isoka in the northeast to just north of Luangwa in the south.[1]

Eastern
Province
Eastern Province showing its districts.
Eastern Province showing its districts.
Country Zambia
CapitalChipata
Area
 • Total51,476 km2 (19,875 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,592,661
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)

The provincial capital is Chipata. The province's population was 1,592,661 in the 2010 census - about 12% of Zambia's total population.

National Parks and wildlife areas

Districts

Eastern Province was formerly divided into 9 districts:

However, Chama District was transferred to the new Muchinga Province when the latter was created in 2011.

References

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Coordinates: 13°00′S 32°15′E / 13.000°S 32.250°E / -13.000; 32.250