Malwai flag waving


Country: Republic of Malawi

Georgian transcript: მალავი

Capital and largest city: Lilongwe (ლილონგვე)

Continent: Africa

Official languages: English, Chewa

Recognised regional languages: Yao, Tumbuka, Tonga, Sena, Lomwe, Ngonde, Lambya

Religion: Christianity (77.3%), Islam (13.8%), None (2.1%), Traditional faiths (1.2%)

Motto: Unity and freedom

Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic

Independence: 6 July 1964 (from the UK)

Member of the Commonwealth of Nations: 1964

Population: 19 683 134 (2021)

Demonym: Malawian

Currency: Kwacha (MWK)

Driving side: left

Time zone: UTC +2:00 (CAT)

Calling code: +265

Internet TLD: .mw

Website: Government of Malawi

Neighbouring countries: Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia


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