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Malawi Geography

Malawi Geography

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY According to ejinhua, Malawi is inhabited by Bantu people who, starting from the sec. XIV-XV, in different waves they invaded the country, but perhaps overlapping pre-existing populations. For Europeans, the knowledge of these territories is linked to the explorations of David Livingstone, who reached the lake in 1859. Until the end of the nineteenth century the country was dominated by yao (wayao), originally from present-day Tanzania, in the service of merchants Arabs of slaves, who had absolute power…

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Malawi Guide

Malawi Guide

Malawi – country information Country name Malawi Official name Republic of Malawi Capital Lilongwe Continent Africa Area 118,484 km2 Population 16,363,000 (2013) Foundation of a state 7/6/1964 The highest mountains Sapitwa (Mt. Mulanje) 3000 m Longest rivers Shire (part) 400 km The largest lakes Malawi 29,600 km2 State system a pluralist republic with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Blantyre 450,000, Lilongwe (Capital) 340,000, Mzuzu 150,000 Official language English Ethnicity/National Composition Maravi group 60%, Lomwe 18.5%, Yao 13%, Ngoni 6.5%,…

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