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Geography Statistics of Malawi

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Malawi's Information

Flag of Malawi
Land Area 94,080 km2
Water Area 24,404 km2
Total Area 118,484 km2
Population 18,570,321
Population Density 156.73 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $21.20 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,100
Currency Kwacha (MWK)
Largest Cities
  • Lilongwe (646,750)
  • Blantyre (584,877)
  • Mzuzu (175,345)
  • Zomba (80,932)
  • Kasungu (42,555)
  • Mangochi (40,236)
  • Karonga (34,207)
  • Salima (30,052)
  • Nkhotakota (24,865)
  • Liwonde (22,469)
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 36,324 sq miles (94,080 sq km)
    (water) 9,422 sq miles (24,404 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 45,747 sq miles (118,484 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 28 districts; Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Chitipa, Dedza, Dowa, Karonga, Kasungu, Likoma, Lilongwe, Machinga (Kasupe), Mangochi, Mchinji, Mulanje, Mwanza, Mzimba, Neno, Ntcheu, Nkhata Bay, Nkhotakota, Nsanje, Ntchisi, Phalombe, Rumphi, Salima, Thyolo, Zomba
  • Horizontal Width: 126.8 miles (204.07 km) from Chipata east to Chipoka
  • Vertical Length: 276.56 miles (445.08 km) from Karonga south to Lilongwe

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
  • Geographic Center: About 59.82 miles (96.27 km) north of Lilongwe
  • Highest Point: Sapitwa 9,849 ft. (3,002 m)
  • Lowest Point: Junction of the Shire River and boundary with Mozambique 121 ft (37 m)
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