Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also Malawi's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre and the third is Mzuzu.

Malawi is among the smallest countries in Africa.

  • Malawi is a land locked country.
  • Malawi has largest boundary with Mozambique which is approximately 1569 km.
  • Malawi has shortest boundary with Tanzania which is approximately 475 km.
  • The largest river in Malawi is Zambezi which is 2690 km.
  • The largest export partner of Malawi is Canada.
  • The largest import partner of Malawi is South Africa.

Tourist Attraction#

Landlocked Malawi is an upland nation of scenic highlands and lakes.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Malawi is African Fish Eagle.
  • The national dish of Malawi is Nshima.
African Fish, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
African Fish
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Nshima.jpg, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from unter CC