Malawi Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Most farmers are subsistence growers. They grow most of their own food in small gardens. If a family has extra... More
  • Family: In Malawi, women have a special place as descent is determined not by the father but through the mother. ... More
  • Fashion: In urban areas, women usually wear a skirt and a blouse or a colorful modern dress. In rural areas, women... More
  • Visiting: It is customary to prepare food when one receives a guest. It is considered rude for guests to decline food... More

Malawi Facts

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Capital Lilongwe
Government Type multiparty democracy
Currency MWK
Population 16,777,547
Total Area 45,747 Square Miles
118,484 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Africa, east of Zambia, west and north of Mozambique
Language English (official), Chichewa (official), other languages important regionally

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