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 it borders Mozambique on the east, south and west.
The country is separated from Tanzania and Mozambique by Lake Malawi. Its size is over 118,000 km² with an estimated population of more than 13,900,000. Its capital is Lilongwe, the biggest city is Blantyre.
The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area.
Many visitors come to Malawi specifically to observe or search for the country’s animal and plant species. Malawi also stands at a ‘biological crossroads’ between Southern, Central and East Africa, with species occurring from all these regions.
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