Description flag of Malawi
three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red and green with a radiant, rising, red sun centered in the black band
Dziko la Malawi (long)
British Central African Protectorate, Nyasaland Protectorate, Nyasaland
Malawian(s) (noun) Malawi (adjective)
Chichewa 57.2% (official), Chinyanja 12.8%, Chiyao 10.1%, Chitumbuka 9.5%, Chisena 2.7%, Chilomwe 2.4%, Chitonga 1.7%, other 3.6% (1998 census)
13,931,831 ranked 66, (data 2008)
Lake Nyasa, some 580 km long, is the country's most prominent physical feature. The lowest point is junction of the Shire River and international boundary with Mozambique 37 m.
2,881km, Mozambique 1,569 km, Tanzania 475 km, Zambia 837 km.
28 districts; Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Chitipa, Dedza, Dowa, Karonga, Kasungu, Likoma, Lilongwe, Machinga (Kasupe), Mangochi, Mchinji, Mulanje, Mwanza, Mzimba, Neno, Ntcheu, Nkhata Bay, Nkhotakota, Nsanje, Ntchisi, Phalombe, Rumphi, Salima, Thyolo, Zomba