Located in the continent of Africa, Malawi covers 94,080 square kilometers of land and 24,404 square kilometers of water, making it the 100th largest nation in the world with a total area of 118,484 square kilometers.
Malawi became an independent state in 1964, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Malawi is 16,323,044 (2012) and the nation has a density of 174 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Malawi is the Kwacha (MWK). As well, the people of Malawi are refered to as Malawian.
The dialing code for the country is 265 and the top level internet domain for Malawian sites is .mw.
To learn more, visit our detailed Malawi section.
|Density||173.5 / km2 ( 449.4 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Lilongwe (Central Region)|
|GDP||4,258,033,615 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||261 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||94,080 km2 (36,324 mi2)|
|Water Area||24,404 km2 (9,422 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania|
What is the capital of Malawi?
Lilongwe is the capital city of Malawi. It has a population of 646,750, and is located on a latitue of -13.97 and longitude of 33.79.
Lilongwe is also the political center of Malawi, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Lilongwe, the Capital Of Malawi
|Elevation||1056 meters over sea level|
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