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Traditionally, Chongwe District is administered by one chiefdom. Chongwe District assumed the district status in Over the years, the district has endeavoured to develop infrastructure, both physical and institutional to reduce poverty and attain development.
Like the rest of the country, Chongwe District has a Tropical Savannah type of Climate with three district seasons, namely; the rainy, cold and hot dry seasons. The economy of Chongwe is predominantly agricultural based. Agriculture is the main economic stay in the district with agricultural activities in crop production, horticultural production and livestock production.
The district is mainly drained by the Chongwe, Musigiwa, and Musangashi rivers which empty their waters into the Zambezi River. Other major perennial rivers include Chalimbana, Lunsemfwa and Luangwa rivers. The district lies on a relief of between and 1, meters above the sea level.
The district is divided into three parts by the Zambezi Escarpment and the Chongwe River. The escarpment is composed of ridges and hills covered by forests of Isoberlina and Branchystegia types of which Mopani and Acacia trees dominate. The district has three main vegetation types, which to some extent have been tempered due to charcoal burning, farming and other human activities. Chongwe District has a population of , people CSO population projection report.
Annual growth rate is 2. Map of Chongwe.
Mrs Wina said this at the signing ceremony of the co-operative relationship framework between Mianyang City and Chongwe district. Chongwe mayor Geoffrey Chuumbwe and his counterpart for Mianyang City signed the co-operative agreement. She said the twinning programme will help realise the vision of the two leaders of promoting local government co-operation between provinces and cities in China and Zambia. And Lusaka Province minister Japhen Mwakalombe expressed optimism that the twinning programme will augment development in Chongwe. He said the development will open up trade, investment and economic development co-operation opportunities between Chinese and Zambian businesses.
Chongwe district twinned, on the move
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