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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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Man arriving from Malawi dies of malaria, CDC says

Taipei Times 21 May 2024
A man arriving from Malawi on Monday died of malaria, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday, as it reported 17,585 hospital visits for enterovirus infection last week ... Centers for Disease Control physician Lin Yung-ching holds a placard at a news conference in Taipei....
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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) meets the 83 Winners of “More Than a Mother” ...

Capital Ethiopia 14 May 2024
Here are the Winners from Southern African Countries in partnership with The First Lady of Malawi, H.E ... Gresham Ngwira, Freelancer, Malawi (Second Position) ... Caroline Mapando, Africabrief, Malawi (Third Position) ... Alepher Kasongo, MBC News, Malawi (Second Position) ... Ed-Grant Ndoza, Malawi News Agency, Malawi (First Position)....
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Researchers publish guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Malawi

Phys Dot Org 13 May 2024
Malawi is rich in wildlife and plant species, including lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalo ... Researchers publish guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Malawi (2024, May 13) retrieved 13 May 2024 from https.//phys.org/news/2024-05-publish-naturalized-invasive-malawi.html....
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