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Location Map of Malawi

Where is Malawi
About Map: Map showing where is Malawi located in the World.
Where is Malawi located on the world map? The given Malawi location map shows that Malawi is located in the south-east of Africa continent.
Malawi map also shows that Malawi is a landlocked country that shares its international boundaries with Zambia in the north-west, Tanzania in the north-east, and Mozambique in the east, south and west. Besides, the big lake i.e. Lake Malawi separates Malawi from Mozambique and Tanzania. The Lake Malawi is great tourist centre in Malawi.

The government type of Malawi is a democratic featured with multi-party system. The former name of Malawi was Nyasaland. However, the new name Malawi is derived from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people who inhabit the area. Interestingly, the country has also a sobriquet i.e. "The Warm Heart of Africa.” The capital city of the country is Lilongwe.

Country’s economy is largely depends upon agriculture. Major chunk of people live in the rural area and practice agriculture. The climate type of Malawi is hot in the low-lying areas i.e. in the south of the country and temperate in the highlands areas i.e. in the northern region of the country.

Quick Facts
CountryMalawi
Continent Africa
Where is Located 
Coordinates 13°57'S33°42'E
Capital Lilongwe
Largest City Lilongwe
Neighboring Countries Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Administrative divisions28 districts
Area 45,747 Sq Mi (118,484 Sq km)
Population14,901,000 (2010 Est.)
Official Language English, Chichewa
Currency Kwacha (D) (MWK)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeMW
ISO Alpha-3 Code MWI
ISO Numeric Code454
GDP $14.265 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code 265
Time Zone CAT (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .mw