Malawi Social Studies People History Culture

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Children playing on the edge of Lake Malawi. - Photo by kevinzim - CC-BY



Population 1999 ..................................................10,701,824
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$).............. 660
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................7
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.7
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3
 

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Resources and links about Malawi

Universidade do Malawi - Photo by Leandro's World Tour - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................45,754 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 54
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 14
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................43
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................133
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) .............................30
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 60
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................42

  Go to capital - Lilongwe City Profile - To Malawi History

African Studies Center | Malawi Page __ You will find a collection of resources and links. - From upenn.edu - http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Country_Specific/Malawi.html

Background Note: Malawi __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/7231.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Malawi  __ You will find a map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mi.html
 
Country Profile: Malawi __ You will find an overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1068913.stm

Doing Business in Malawi __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=118

Economy of Malawi __ "Economy - overview: Landlocked Malawi ranks among the world's least developed countries. The economy is predominantly agricultural, with about 90% of the population living in rural areas. Agriculture accounts for 37% of GDP and 85% of export revenues." an encyclopedic article with links to related subjects. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Malawi 


 
Ethnologue report for Malawi __ Learn about the living languages used in Malawi. - From ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Malawi

History of Malawi  __ "Hominid remains and stone implements have been identified in Malawi dating back more than one million years, and early humans inhabited the vicinity of Lake Malawi 50,000 to 60,000 years ago." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Malawi

Malawi __ "The first significant Western contact was the arrival of David Livingstone along the north shore of Lake Malawi in 1859, and subsequently Scottish Presbyterian churches establishing missions." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malawi

Malawi Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=149&countryName=Malawi

Malawi Economy News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News __ "Malawi Economy News. Service for global professionals. Constantly updated news and information about Malawi." - From einnews.com - http://www.einnews.com/malawi/newsfeed-malawi-economy 



Malawi Exports __ You will find charted Malawi exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005
 
Malawi - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Malawi Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." This and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/malawi_geography.html

Malawi: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blmalawi.htm 

Malawi: History, Geography, Government, and culture __ "Malawi is a landlocked country about the size of Pennsylvania. Located in southeast Africa, it is surrounded by Mozambique, Zambia, and Tanzania. Lake Malawi, formerly Lake Nyasa, occupies most of the country's eastern border. The north-south Rift Valley is flanked by mountain ranges and high plateau areas." Information such as geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107747.html

Malawi Photos __ You will find galleries of photo images, pictures of Malawi. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Malawi/

Malawi Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/malawi
 
Malawi Travel Information __ "The tourist brochures bill Malawi as 'the warm heart of Africa', and for once the hype is true. Malawi's scenery is gorgeous and varied and Malawians tend to be extremely friendly toward travellers. Nature lovers will adore the national parks and game reserves, mountain hiking and plateau trekking." This and much more. - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/africa/malawi

map of malawi and malawi map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/mw.htm

Maps Of Malawi __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Malawi.html

The Nation __ Daily online newspaper from Malawi. - illustrated - From nationmalawi.com - http://www.nationmalawi.com/

Official Website of the Government of Malawi __ Official site features ministries and departments, and official publications. - http://www.malawi.gov.mw/

pictures of Malawi at picturesofplaces.com __ Malawi pictures including African wildlife, Lake Malawi, Mount Mulanje, Zomba Plateau, Livingstonia, Mangochi area, Manchewe Falls, and more! - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Africa/malawi.html 


 

 

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