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Malawi
Malawi

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Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, is defined by its topography of highlands split by the Great Rift Valley and enormous Lake Malawi.
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MALAWI

Africa

MALAWI

Africa

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Capital: Lilongwe

Location: Southern Africa, east of Zambia, west and north of Mozambique

Government: Republic of Malawi

Currency: Malawian kwachas (MWK)

Area: 118,484 sq km

Population: 20,308,502 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: English (official), Chewa (common), Lambya, Lomwe, Ngoni, Nkhonde, Nyakyusa, Nyanja, Sena, Tonga, Tumbuka, Yao

Religion: Protestant 33.5% (includes Church of Central Africa Presbyterian 14.2%, Seventh Day Adventist/Baptist 9.4%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Anglican 2.3%), Roman Catholic 17.2%, other Christian 26.6%, Muslim 13.8%, traditionalist 1.1%, other 5.6%, none 2.1% (2018 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+2

Tel Code: +265

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