Geopolitical map of Malawi

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CapitalPopulationArea
Lilongwe 15,447,500 118,480
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
MW +265 22:12:05 Africa/Blantyre
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Some data about Malawi

Malawi is a country of 15,447,500 inhabitants, with an area of ‚Äč118,480 km2, its capital is Lilongwe and its time zone is "Africa/Blantyre". Its ISO code is "MW" in 2 positions and "MWI" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Malawi, you must dial your telephone code, which is 265. The currency used in Malawi is the "Kwacha" (MWK).

The administrative subdivision of Malawi (administrative division) is made up of 3 Regions (level 1) and 28 Districts (level 2). Malawi has 3 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Malawi with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Malawi to access a zoom level and finer details.

Malawi shares borders with Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Malawi

Number of cities by importance (population) in Malawi. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
3 2 2 0
9.1 % 8.0 % 8.0 % 0.0 %
  • The 3 most important cities represent 9.1% of the entire population
  • The 2 most important cities represent 8.0% of the entire population
  • The 2 most important cities represent 8.0% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population

Administrative division of Malawi

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
3 Regions1
28 Districts2

List of first-order administrative division in Malawi

  • Central Region
  • Northern Region
  • Southern Region

List of major cities of Malawi

  • Lilongwe646 750 inhabitants
  • Blantyre584 877 inhabitants
  • Mzuzu175 345 inhabitants
  • Zomba80 932 inhabitants
  • Kasungu42 555 inhabitants
  • Mangochi40 236 inhabitants
  • Karonga34 207 inhabitants
  • Salima30 052 inhabitants
  • Nkhotakota24 865 inhabitants
  • Liwonde22 469 inhabitants
  • Nsanje21 774 inhabitants
  • Rumphi20 727 inhabitants
  • Mzimba19 308 inhabitants
  • Balaka18 902 inhabitants
  • Mchinji18 305 inhabitants
  • Mulanje16 483 inhabitants
  • Dedza15 608 inhabitants
  • Luchenza11 939 inhabitants
  • Nkhata Bay11 721 inhabitants
  • Monkey Bay11 619 inhabitants
  • Mwanza11 379 inhabitants
  • Mponela11 222 inhabitants
  • Ntcheu10 445 inhabitants
  • Chitipa8 824 inhabitants
  • Ntchisi7 918 inhabitants
  • Chikwawa6 987 inhabitants
  • Thyolo5 775 inhabitants
  • Dowa5 565 inhabitants
  • Livingstonia5 552 inhabitants
  • Chipoka4 346 inhabitants
  • Phalombe2 663 inhabitants
  • Chiradzulu1 580 inhabitants
  • Machinga1 418 inhabitants
  • Likoma0 inhabitants
  • Neno0 inhabitants
  • Makata0 inhabitants