National Symbols of Malawi

Malawi is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Zambia, Tanzania, Mozambique, . The capital of Malawi is Lilongwe.

The official language is Chewa and the Malawian kwacha is the currency of the Malawi. The domain is .mw and the country code is +265.

National day is celebrated on 6 Jul 1964. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Malawi is no exception.

In Malawi, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Malawian people. Thobwa is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Malawi. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Malawian symbol.

The country was founded by Maravi Empire. The current president of Malawi is Lazarus Chakwera.

In Malawi the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Malawian national anthem was written by Michael-Fredrick Paul Sauka and composed by Michael-Fredrick Paul Sauka.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Malawi
Alternative name(s) Nyasaland (former, English)
Regional location Southern Africa, east of Zambia, west and north of Mozambique
Country name etymology Possibly based on a native word meaning "flaming water" or "tongues of fire", believed to have derived from the sun's dazzling reflections on Lake Malawi.
Climate Sub-tropical; rainy season (November to May); dry season (May to November)
Terrain Narrow elongated plateau with rolling plains, rounded hills, some mountains
Population 19,129,952
National Day 6 Jul 1964
Language(s) Chewa
Religion Christianity
Country code +265
Literacy rate 62.1%
Currency Malawian kwacha
Capital city Lilongwe
Domain(TLD) .mw
Ethnicity Chewa, Lomwe, Yao, Ngoni
Head of government President
Nationality Malawian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 118,484 km2 (45,747 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (CAT)
Average elevation 779 m (2,556 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Malawi

Flag map of Malawi

Motto of Malawi

Unity and Freedom

National animal of Malawi

The National animal of Malawi is Thomsons-Gazelle

National Animal of Malawi - Thomsons-Gazelle

National flower of Malawi

The National flower of Malawi is Lotus. Botanical name is Nelumbo Nucifera.

National flower of Malawi - Lotus

National bird of Malawi

The National bird of Malawi is African fish eagle

National bird of Malawi - African fish eagle

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Malawian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

The body pays for a slip of the foot and gold pays for a slip of the tongue.

The wrong-headed fool, who refuses counsel, will come to grief.

One muddy buffalo makes the whole herd dirty.

The lead cow gets whipped the most.

An egg never sits on a hen.

As if it weren’t bad enough to fall, the ladder lands on top of you.

We are born from the womb of our mother; we are buried in the womb of the earth.

Go away and the conversation changes.

Beating a drum is not to break it.

The cradle is rocked but the baby is pinched.

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