Sikongo District is one of the nine (9) newly created districts in Western Province. The district is located in the Western part of Zambia about 135 km from Mongu the Provincial Capital of Western Province.
It shares boundaries with Kalabo District in the East and North, Nalolo District in the South East, Shangombo District in the South and Angola in the West. Sikongo District covers a total area of 2,980.45km². It has a total population of 59,670 comprising 27,581 (53.8%) males and 32,089 (46.2%) females and 9,538. There has been a significant growth in population in Sikongo District from 45,462 as at 2010 to 59,670 representing a 2.3 growth rate and a population density of 7.4. households.