Name Republic of Malawi
Capital Lilongwe
Frequency of elections Every five years
Name of parliament Parliament of Malawi
Parliament website
Languages English, Chichewa, Chinyanja, Chiyao, Chitumbuka, Chilomwe, Chinkhonde, Chingoni, Chisena,
Chitonga, Chinyakyusa, Chilambya
Area 118 484 km2
Population 19 842 560 (July 2018 est)
Imports Food, petroleum products, semi-manufactures, consumer goods, transportation equipment
Exports Tobacco, dried legumes, sugar, tea, cotton, peanuts, coffee, soya beans
Currency Malawian kwacha

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Country stats as per the World Factbook