Malawi, officially named the Republic of Malawi, it’s a country located in the southwest of Africa. It is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast and Mozambique on the east, south, and west. Malawi is separated from Tanzania and Mozambique by Lake Malawi. Malawi is over 118,000 KM2 and it has an estimated population of 16,777,547. The capital is Lilongwe which happens to be the Malawi's largest city.

General Information
Official Name: 
The Republic of Malawi
Capitol: 
Lilongwe
Population: 
17,377,468
Languages: 
English, Chichewa
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
118,484
Year of UN Membership: 
1964
Year of Present State Formation: 
1964
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$15.020 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$900 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
5.00 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.41
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
39.00
Unemployment: 
7.60%
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Landlocked Developing Country
Least Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
African Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AfDB: African Development Bank
AU: African Union
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
CD: Community of Democracies
COMESA: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
SADC: Southern African Development Community
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
MINURSO: UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
MONUSCO: UN Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
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