Malawi

Malawi is a country in whose eastern border mostly follows Lake Malawi, the third largest lake on the continent. It's described as the "Warm Heart of Africa", referring to the friendliness of the people.
Photo: Rockwurm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the capital and most populated city of the African country of Malawi. Photo: Bdell555, Public domain.

is the southern most region of Malawi, extending south from Lake Malawi and including Lakes Malombe and Chilwa. Photo: Rockwurm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

lies to the west of the northern half of Lake Malawi.

lies on the southern part of the eastern shores of Lake Malawi and is home to the capital of .

Malawi

Latitude of center
-13.3255° or 13° 19' 31.8" south
Longitude of center
34.0137° or 34° 0' 49.3" east
Population
14,200,000
Elevation
1,180 metres (3,871 feet)
Capital
Area
118,480 km² (45,745 miles²)
Currency
Kwacha (MWK)
Phone code
265
Internet domain
.mw
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424311645
Geo­Names ID
927384
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Malawi
  • Achinese: Malawi
  • Afar: Malavi
  • Afrikaans: Malawi
  • Akan: Malawi
  • Albanian: Malavi
  • Albanian: Malevia
  • Amharic: ማላዊ
  • Arabic: Malawi
  • Arabic: مالاوي
  • Arabic: ملاوي
  • Aragonese: Malaui
  • Aragonese: Malawi
  • Armenian: Մալավի
  • Assamese: মালাৱি
  • Asturian; Bable: Malaui
  • Avaric: Malawia
  • Azerbaijani: Malavi
  • Balinese: Malawi
  • Bambara: Malawi
  • Banjar: Malawi
  • Bashkir: Малави
  • Basque: Malawi
  • Belarusian: Малаві
  • Bengali: মালাউই
  • Bhojpuri: मलावी
  • Bhojpuri: मलावी रिपब्लिक
  • Bhojpuri: रिपब्लिक ऑफ मलावी
  • Bihari : मलावी
  • Bishnupriya: মালাবি
  • Bislama: Malawi
  • Bosnian: Malavi
  • Breton: Malawi
  • Bulgarian: Малави
  • Burmese: မာလဝီနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: မာလာဝီ
  • Catalan: Malawi
  • Cebuano: Malawi
  • Central Bicolano: Malawi
  • Central Kurdish: مالاوی
  • Chavacano: Malawi
  • Chechen: Малави
  • Cheyenne: Malawi
  • Chichewa; Nyanja: Malaŵi
  • Chinese: Malawi
  • Chinese: Mǎlāwéi
  • Chinese: 馬拉威
  • Chinese: 馬拉維
  • Chinese: 马拉维 / 馬拉威
  • Chinese: 马拉维
  • Chuvash: Малави
  • Cornish: Malawi
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Malavi
  • Croatian: Malavi
  • Czech: Malawi
  • Czech: Ňasko
  • Dagbani: Malawi
  • Danish: Malawi
  • Dimli: Malawi
  • Divehi: މަލާވީ
  • Dutch: MW
  • Dutch: MWI
  • Dutch: Malawi
  • Dzongkha: མ་ལ་ཝི
  • Eastern Mari: Малави
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: مالاوى
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Malawi
  • English: MAW
  • English: Republic of Malawi
  • English: mw
  • English: 🇲🇼
  • Esperanto: MW
  • Esperanto: Malavio
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Malavio
  • Estonian: Malawi
  • Estonian: Malawi Vabariik
  • Ewe: Malawi
  • Ewe: Malawi nutome
  • Extremaduran: Malaui
  • Faroese: Malavi
  • Fijian Hindustani: Malawi
  • Finnish: Malawi
  • Finnish: Malawin tasavalta
  • Franco-Provençal: Malavi
  • French: MW
  • French: Malawi
  • French: République du Malawi
  • French: la République du Malawi
  • Frisian: Malawi
  • Frisian: Malawy
  • Fulah: Malaawi
  • Fulah: Malawi
  • Gaelic (Scots): Malabhaidh
  • Gagauz: Malavi
  • Gallegan: Malaui - Malawi
  • Gallegan: Malaui
  • Gallegan: Malawi
  • Ganda: Malawi
  • Georgian: მალავი
  • German: Malawi
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία του Μαλάουι
  • Greek: Μαλάουι
  • Guarani: Maláui
  • Guianese Creole French: Malawi
  • Gujarati: મલાવી
  • Gujarati: માલાવી
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Malawi
  • Hakka Chinese: Malawi
  • Hausa: Malawi
  • Hebrew: מלאווי
  • Hindi: मलावी
  • Hindi: मलावी गणराज्य
  • Hungarian: Malawi
  • Hungarian: Malawi Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Malaví
  • Ido: Malawi
  • Igbo: Malawi
  • Iloko: Malawi
  • Inari Sami: Malawi
  • Inari Sami: Malawi täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Malawi
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Malawi
  • Interlingue: Malawi
  • Irish: An Mhaláiv
  • Irish: an Mhaláiv
  • Italian: Malawi
  • Jamaican Creole English: Malaawi
  • Japanese: マラウィ
  • Japanese: マラウイ
  • Japanese: マラウイ共和国
  • Javanese: Malawi
  • Kabiyé: Malawii
  • Kabyle: Malawi
  • Kalaallisut: Malawi
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Малавудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಮಲಾವಿ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Malavi
  • Kashmiri: ملاوی
  • Kashmiri: मलावी
  • Kazakh: Малави
  • Kazakh: Малави Республикасы
  • Khmer: ម៉ាឡាវី
  • Kikuyu: Malawi
  • Kinyarwanda: Malawi
  • Kirghiz: Малави
  • Kongo: Malawi
  • Korean: 말라위
  • Kurdish: Malavî
  • Kurdish: Malawî
  • Kurdish: مالاوی
  • Ladin: Malawi
  • Lao: Malawi
  • Lao: ມາລາວີ
  • Latin: Malavia
  • Latin: Malavium
  • Latvian: Malāvija
  • Letzeburgesch: Malawi
  • Lezghian: Малави
  • Ligurian: Malawi
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Malawi
  • Lingala: Malawi
  • Lithuanian: Malavis
  • Livvi: Malavi
  • Lombard: Malawi
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Malawi
  • Luba-Katanga: Malawi
  • Macedonian: Малави
  • Maithili: मलावी
  • Malagasy: Malaoì
  • Malagasy: Malaoỳ
  • Malagasy: Malawi
  • Malay (generic): Malawi
  • Malayalam: മലാവി
  • Maltese: Malawi
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Malawi
  • Maltese: il-Malawi
  • Manipuri: ꯃꯥꯂꯥꯋꯤ
  • Manx: Malawi
  • Maori: Marāwi
  • Marathi: मलावी
  • Mazanderani: مالاوی
  • Min Dong Chinese: Malawi
  • Min Nan Chinese: Malawi
  • Minangkabau: Malawi
  • Mingrelian: მალავი
  • Mongolian: Малави
  • Mongolian: ꯃꯥꯂꯥꯋꯤ
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: مالاوي
  • Nauru: Malawi
  • Ndebele, North: Malawi
  • Nepali: मलावी
  • Nepali: मालावी
  • Newari: मलावी
  • Northern Frisian: Malaawi
  • Northern Sami: Malawi
  • Northern Sami: Malawi dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Malawi
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Malawi
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Malawi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Malawi
  • Novial: Malawi
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Malawi
  • Oriya: ମଲାବୀ
  • Oriya: ମଲାୱୀ
  • Oriya: ମାଲୱି
  • Oromo: Maalaawii
  • Oromo: Maalaawwii
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Малави
  • Pali: मलावी
  • Pampanga: Malawi
  • Panjabi: ਮਲਾਵੀ
  • Papiamento: Malawi
  • Persian: مالاوی
  • Piemontese: Malawi
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Malaawi
  • Polish: Malawi
  • Portuguese: Malauí
  • Portuguese: Malawi
  • Portuguese: Maláui
  • Portuguese: República do Malawi
  • Pushto: مالاوي
  • Quechua: Malawi
  • Raeto-Romance: Malawi
  • Romanian: Malawi
  • Rundi: Malawi
  • Russia Buriat: Малави
  • Russian: Малави
  • Russian: Республика Малави
  • Samoan: Malawi
  • Sango: Malawïi
  • Sanskrit: मलावी
  • Sardinian: Malawi
  • Saterfriesisch: Malawi
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Malawi
  • Scots: Malawi
  • Serbian: Malavi
  • Serbian: Малави
  • Serbo-Croatian: Malavi
  • Shan: မိူင်းမႃႇလႃႇဝီႇ
  • Shona: Malawi
  • Sicilian: Malaui
  • Sindhi: مالاوي
  • Sindhi: ملاوي
  • Sinhalese: මලාවි
  • Sinhalese: මලාවිය
  • Skolt Sami: Malaaw
  • Skolt Sami: Malaaw tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Malawi
  • Slovenian: Malavi
  • Somali: Malaawi
  • Sorbian, Lower: Malawi
  • Sorbian, Upper: Malawi
  • Sotho, Northern: Malawi
  • Sotho, Southern: Malawi
  • South Azerbaijani: مالاوی
  • Spanish: Malaui
  • Spanish: Malawi
  • Spanish: Republica de Malaui
  • Spanish: República de Malaui
  • Sundanese: Malawi
  • Swahili (generic): Malawi
  • Swati: IMalawi
  • Swedish: Malawi
  • Swedish: Republiken Malawi
  • Tagalog: Malawi
  • Tajik: Малави
  • Tajik: Моловӣ
  • Tamil: மலாவி
  • Tamil: மாலவி
  • Taroko: Malawi
  • Tatar: Малави
  • Telugu: మలావి
  • Telugu: మలావీ
  • Thai: ประเทศมาลาวี
  • Thai: มาลาวี
  • Tibetan: མ་ལ་ཝི།
  • Tibetan: མཱ་ལཱ་ཝི།
  • Tigrinya: ማላዊ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Malaui
  • Tosk Albanian: Malawi
  • Tsonga: Malawi
  • Tumbuka: Malawi
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: مالاوي
  • Turkish: Malavi
  • Turkmen: Malawi
  • Twi: Malawi
  • Udmurt: Малави
  • Uighur: مالاۋى
  • Ukrainian: Малаві
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Малаві
  • Urdu: ملاوی
  • Uzbek: Malavi
  • Venetian: Malawi
  • Veps: Malavi
  • Vietnamese: Ma-la-uy (Malawi)
  • Vietnamese: Ma-la-uy
  • Vietnamese: Malawi
  • Vlaams: Malawi
  • Volapük: Malaviyän
  • Waray (Philippines): Malawi
  • Welsh: Malawi
  • Western Panjabi: ملاوی
  • Wolof: Malawi
  • Wu Chinese: 馬拉維
  • Yakut: Малауи
  • Yiddish: מאַלאַווי
  • Yiddish: מאלאווי
  • Yoruba: Malawi
  • Yoruba: Màláwì
  • Yue Chinese: 馬拉維
  • Zeeuws: Malawi
  • Zhuang: Malawi
  • Zulu: IMalawi
  • Zulu: iMalawi
  • Dziko la Malaŵi
  • Malahui
  • Malaveja
  • Nyasaland
  • Republic of Malaŵi

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