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Malawi
(4,617 words)

Dziko la Malaŵi (The Republic of Malawi)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

20,284,000

Area

120,000 sq. km (46,000 sq. mi)

Population density

170/sq. km (440/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.91% (per 1,000: births 34, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

43%

Urban dwellers

17% (4.41% p.a.)

Largest cities

Lilongwe 1,122,000; Limbe 932,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

51% Chichewa, 8% Yao, 8% Malawi Lomwe, 7% Ng…

Cite this page
“Malawi”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02MWI>
First published online: 2020



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