Malawi, officially known as the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in south-eastern Africa.
Location & Area:
- It is bordered by Mozambique on the east and southwest, by Tanzania on the north and northeast, and by Zambia on the west and northwest.
- It covers an area of 118,484 km2.
- July 6 (Republic Day)
- Sub-tropical; rainy season (November to May); dry season (May to November).
- Narrow elongated plateau with rolling plains, rounded hills and some mountains.
- 19,842,560 (July 2018 estimate)
- Malawi’s flag is three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red, and green with a radiant, rising, red sun centered on the black band.
- Malawian kwacha
- It is divided into 28 districts includes; Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Chitipa, Dedza, Dowa, Karonga, Kasungu, Likoma, Lilongwe, Machinga, Mangochi, Mchinji, Mulanje, Mwanza, Mzimba, Neno, Ntcheu, Nkhata Bay, Nkhotakota, Nsanje, Ntchisi, Phalombe, Rumphi, Salima, Thyolo and Zomba.
- It is latest drafted on January to May 1994, approved on May 16, 1994 and entered into force on May 18, 1995.
- Presidential Republic
President of Malawi:
- Peter Mutharika
- Limestone, arable land, hydropower, unexploited deposits of uranium, coal, and bauxite.
- Agriculture products: Tobacco, sugarcane, tea, corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes, cassava (manioc, tapioca), sorghum, pulses, cotton, groundnuts, macadamia nuts, coffee; cattle and goats.
- Industries: Tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products, cement and consumer goods.
- Main exports: Tobacco, dried legumes, sugar, tea, cotton, peanuts, coffee and soy.
- Main imports: Food, petroleum products, semi-manufactures, consumer goods and transportation equipment.