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Capital : Lilongwe
Language :  English, Chichewa
Currency :  Kwacha
Population : 16 832 910
Area : 118 484 km2

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Malawi facts

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1. Over 437,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (27 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .mw . There are over 2,080 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .mw are google.mw, co.mw and dhi.mw.

4. In this country there are more than 15 450 km of paved roads (0.02% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 32 airports, 7 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are over 797 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Malawi.

8. Political system – republic.

9. The average temperature is 21 ° C in January and 15 ° C in July.


Geography in Malawi

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is the Shire River – 37 m above sea level.

2. The country is 2.6 times smaller than Poland.

3. Malawi borders with such countries as: Mozambique 1,569 km, Tanzania 475 km, Zambia 837 km.

4. The largest lake is Niasa (the third largest lake in Africa).

5. The highest peak is Mount Mlajja, 3050 m above sea level.

6. There are 55800 km2 of agricultural land in Malawi (59% of the country).

7. Dedza is the highest located city in the country.

8. 33360 km2 of the country is covered by forests (35.5%)

72. The nearest capital in a straight line from Lilongwe is Harare (Zimbabwe) – 519 km.

73. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Lilongwe is Apia (Samoa) – 15834 km.


Finance in Malawi

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1. The minimum wage is 551 kwacha per day (data from 2014).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 16.5% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 9%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 4,982,000,000 (PLN 21,322,960,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 6,300,000,000 (PLN 26,964,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 18% of GDP, which is about: $ 896 760 000 (PLN 3 838 132 800),
2018 year was 54.7% GDP, i.e. around: $ 3,446,100,000 (PLN 14,749,308,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 211 (PLN 904).

7. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 1,884,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 2,059,000,000 .

8. The economy is practically entirely based on agriculture.

9. The country has over $618,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0052% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

10. Malawi has 400 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Malawi

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 50 to 60 km / h.

2. Outside built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road varies from 80 to 100 km / h, and on fast-moving roads 100 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 16.5% (2018).

7. President Malawi is considered an infallible person and is above the law.

8. Street demonstrations against the government are officially banned.

9. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

10. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 37 days.

11. The last death penalty was carried out in 1992.

12. The Constitution of Malawi has been suspended since January 2010.


Education in Malawi

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 8 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 69.

4. In this country there are 34.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 5 578 167 people).


Work in Malawi

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1. The minimum wage is 551 kwacha per day (data from 2014).

2. The unemployment rate is 5.9% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 37 days.

5. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Malawi

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is the Shire River – 37 m above sea level.

2. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

3. The largest lake is Niasa (the third largest lake in Africa).

4. The highest peak is Mount Mlajja, 3050 m above sea level.

5. Dedza is the highest located city in the country.

6. The lowest temperature: -6.7 °C was measured at Chelinda.

7. The highest temperature: 46 °C was measured in Nkate.


Society in Malawi

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1. In Malawi, an average adult consumes about 2.5 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most drinks are spirits – 13%, then beer – 9%, wine – 1%, and other alcoholic beverages – 77%.

3. In 2013, 977 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

4. 29% of the population suffer from malnourishment (approximately 4,730,000 people).

5. 87.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 69.

7. Almost 90% of its citizens live in rural areas.

8. 14% of the population is infected with HIV / AIDS.

9. In this country, women having their first child on average 18.9 years old.

10. On average, a woman gives birth to 5.9 children.

11. In this country, over 1 080 000 (2015) 1 828 503 (2018) people have access to internet (about 11% of the population).

12. About 700,000 (2015) 720,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

13. The population density is 115 people / km2.

14. The main religion is Christianity, 71.5%.

15. The average age people living in this country is 16.4 years old.

16. In this country there are about:
7 866 000 people (46.73%) in the age range 0-14 years.
8,514,000 people (50.58%) in the age range 15-64 years.
452 800 people (2.69%) over 65 years old.

17. In this country, about 700,000 children are born each year (4.2% of the population), and about 142,000 people die (0.8% of the population).

18. 7 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 16% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. The average birth rate is 5.9 children per woman.

21. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 4 cigarettes a month.

22. The average life expectancy in this country is 51.6 years (women – 51.5 years and men – 51.5 years).


Symbols of Malawi

1. This country was previously called Nyasaland.


Sport in Malawi

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1. In Malawi people love football, although their representation has never won an international match.


History of Malawi

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1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on July 6, 1964.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1961.

3. He joined the United Nations on December 1, 1964.

4. This country was previously called Nyasaland.


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What is the highest peak in Malawi?

The highest peak in Malawi is Sapitwa (3002 m above sea level).

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Which Malawi has national colors?

National colors: black, red and green.

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Which countries borders Malawi?

Malawi borders with such countries as: Mozambique 1 569 km, Tanzania 475 km, Zambia 837 km.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 16.4 years.

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What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 551 kwacha per day (data from 2014).

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What is the population density in Malawi?

The population density is 179 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Unity and freedom.”

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 46 ° C was measured in Nkate.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -6.7 ° C was measured at Chelinda.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

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