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Malawi, republic in southern East Africa, west and south of Lake Malawi. The population, almost exclusively Bantu people, lives mainly from agriculture. The main crops are corn, tobacco, tea, sugar cane and peanuts for export.
History: In 1891 Malawi became a British protectorate, which in 1907 was named Nyassaland. In 1964 it gained independence.
- COUNTRYAAH: National flag of Malawi. Includes the year when the flag was designed and formally used. Also covers its meaning and downloadable high definition image.
- Official name: Republic of Malawi
- License plate: MW
- ISO-3166: MW, MWI (454)
- Internet domain:.mw
- Currency: 1 Malawi kwacha (MK) = 100 tambala
- Area: 118,480 km²
- Population (2019): 18.6 million
- Capital: Lilongwe
- Official language (s): English, Chichewa
- Form of government: Presidential Republic
- Administrative division: 3 regions with 28 districts and 4 autonomous cities
- Head of State: President Lazarus Chakwera
- Religion (s) (2018): Christians (34% Protestants, 17% Catholics, 27% other Christians); 14% Muslims, 6% other / n / a, non-denominational, followers of traditional local religions
- Time zone: Central European Time +1 hour
- National holiday: July 6th
Location and infrastructure
- Location (geographical): Southeast Africa
- Position (coordinates): between 9 ° and 17 ° 10 ‘south latitude and 32 ° 40’ and 36 ° east longitude
- Climate: Warm, dry winter climate
- Highest mountain: Mulanje (3,002 m)
- Road network (2015): 4,074 km (paved), 11,378 km (unpaved)
- Railway network (2014): 767 km
- Annual population growth (2020): 3.3%
- Birth rate (2020): 40.1 per 1000 inh.
- Death rate (2020): 7.2 per 1000 residents.
- Average age (2020): 16.8 years
- Average life expectancy (2020): 63.2 years (men 61.2; women 65.3)
- Age structure (2020): 45.9% younger than 15 years, 2.7% older than 65 years
- Literacy rate (15-year-olds and older) (2015): 62.1%
- Mobile phone contracts (pre-paid and post-paid) (2018): 39 per 100 residents
- Internet users (2017): 14 per 100 residents
- GDP per capita (2019): US $ 371
- Total GDP (2019): US $ 7.522 billion
- GNI per capita (2019): US $ 380
- Education expenditure (2018): 4.7% of GDP
- Military expenditure (2019): 0.9% of GDP
- Unemployment rate (15 years and older) (2019): 5.7%
More than 99% of the population speak a Bantu language. Since the middle of the 19th century, the Ngoni, Yao and others migrated to the Tonga, Nyanja, Chewa and Tumbuka, who had been living in this area for a long time. on. The Chewa form the largest population group with around 35% and live primarily in the central region, followed by the Lomwe (around 19%, mainly in the south of the country) and Yao (around 13%, mainly on Lake Malawi). The approximately 7,000 Europeans (mostly of British origin) are mainly active in administration and as farmers, while the approximately 10,000 Asians (mostly Indians, Chinese, Koreans) form a kind of middle class as traders.
With 198 residents / km 2, Malawi is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa, the main area being the south of the country (in the Shirehochland, east of the Shire). The share of the urban population is only 17% (2017). The largest cities are the state metropolis Lilongwe, the economic center Blantyre and the university town of Mzuzu.
The biggest cities in Malawi
|Biggest cities (population 2020)|
|Lilongwe||1 055 700|
Several hundred thousand Malawians traditionally work abroad (mainly in the Republic of South Africa and the USA), but almost as many foreigners (mainly from Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania) work in Malawi.
Social: Although the poverty rate has been reduced in recent years, the social and health services are still completely inadequate, especially in rural areas. The immune deficiency disease AIDS is a major problem. The infection rate in adults (age group 15 to 49 years) is 9.2%.
The constitution (Chapter 4, Paragraph 33) guarantees freedom of religion. All religious communities are legally equal and are subject to state registration.
According to the latest available surveys, almost 87% of the population profess Christianity: the majority of the believers belong to (post-) Reformation religious communities (Reformed, Pentecostal, Lutheran, and also Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists; a total of over 60 denominations), the majority of which is the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Central Africa with a good 17% of the population. For the Anglicans (approx. 2.6%) there are four dioceses (bishoprics: Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mzuzu, Zomba), which belong to the Anglican Church of the province of Central Africa. – The largest single Christian community, however, is the Catholic Church, with an estimated 18% of the population (two archdioceses with six suffragan dioceses). In addition, there are numerous independent African churches which have to a large extent integrated the legacy of traditional indigenous forms of religion into their own religious practice.
Almost 13% of the population (with the exception of a small number of Twelve Shiites) are Sunni Muslims, predominantly from the Shafiite school of law. The Islamic population group form v. a. the Yao in the southeast, over 90% of whom are Muslims. Numerically very small religious minorities are the Hindus (especially Indians) and the Bahais.