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Coordinates: 13°30′S 34°00′E / 13.500°S 34.000°E / -13.500; 34.000

Malawi (/məˈlɔːwi/, /məˈlɑːwi/ or /ˈmæləwi/; Chichewa: [maláβi] or [maláwi]), officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast, and Mozambique on the east, south and west. The country is separated from Tanzania and Mozambique by Lake Malawi. Malawi is over 118,000 km2 (45,560 sq mi) with an estimated population of 16,777,547 (July 2013 est.). Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also Malawi's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre and the third is Mzuzu. The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area. The country is also nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa".

Malawi is among the smallest countries in Africa. Lake Malawi takes about a third of Malawi's area.

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The Malawians braving climate shocks and red tape to make banana wine

Al Jazeera 27 Feb 2024
Karonga, MalawiRegina Mukandawire has been growing bananas on her small farm in the Karonga district in northern Malawi for more than 16 years ... Monica Khombe, spokesperson for the Malawi Bureau of Standards, declined to talk to Al Jazeera, saying she had no time to compile information about the delayed approval....

Malawi's move to embrace e-mobility well received by investors

Xinhua 27 Feb 2024
27 (Xinhua) -- Investors have hailed the Malawi government for implementing policies that will enable e-mobility and the clean energy industry to blossom in the sub-Saharan country ... During the opening of the 2024/2025 budget session of parliament in early February, President Chakwera said the World Bank had supported Malawi with 300,000 U.S....

1 Korean dies in Malawi in possible murder case

Korea Times 13 Feb 2024
Korea Times file. A Korean woman in Malawi died last week, the foreign ministry said Tuesday ... has no diplomatic missions in Malawi....