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Malawi Africa Map

by Vishal Kumar

Malawi political map is the visual description of the country. The country is landlocked and is a neighbor to Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia. The international boundary is marked with a…


Malawi Africa Map

Malawi political map is the visual description of the country. The country is landlocked and is a neighbor to Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia. The international boundary is marked with a dotted broken line on the political map of Malawi.

The Malawi map also features its province boundaries, which are drawn with the help of a broken line differentiating from each other. The black dots on the map of Malawi point the important cities of the country.

Location and Geography

Malawi’s geographical coordinates are 13°30′ South latitude and 34° East longitude. Malawi is located in the southern part of Africa. The country stands on a total area of 118, 480 square kilometers, of which 94,080 square kilometers is covered by land while 24,400 square kilometers is covered by water bodies.

Malawi has no coastline and is surrounded by land bodies from all sides. Sapitwa at 3,002 meters is the highest point of the country while the Shire River and the international boundary with Mozambique is the lowest point.

Malawi Provinces

Browsers can easily point out the provinces on the printable map of Malawi. The names of the provinces feature in bold types and are distinctly colored for the convenience of the browsers. The names of the provinces and their capitals are listed below:

  • Northern- Mzuzu
  • Central- Lilongwe
  • Southern- Blantyre

Capital of Malawi

Lilongwe situated at an altitude of 1024 meters above sea level is the capital of Malawi. The capital is marked with a red dot on the online Malawi map. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the city is 13°58’60” South and 33°46’60” East respectively. The nearby cities and towns are:

  • Kumlira
  • Thope
  • Chilinde
  • Kawali
  • Mwenda

The city also houses four airports, which serve as gateways to the capital city. They are Lilongwe, Lilongwe International, kasungu and Ulongwe.

Locations in the Map

MAJOR REGION AND THEIR CAPITAL

Northern, Central, Southern, Mzuzu, Lilongwe, Blatyre.

NATIONAL CAPITAL    LILONGWE.

OTHER MAJOR CITIES

Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Mzimba, Luwawa, Nkhata Bay, Mkhota, Kota, Kasungu, Mchinji, Dedza, Zomba, Limbe, Chiwawa, Thyolo, Mulanje, Nsanje.

NEIGHBOUR COUNTRIES/ISLANDS    Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania.

District Population Area(km.²) Area(mi.²)
Balaka 316,748 2,193 847
Blantyre 999,491 2,012 777
Chikwawa 438,895 4,755 1,836
Chiradzulu 290,946 767 296
Chitipa 179,072 4,288 1,656
Dedza 623,789 3,624 1,399
Dowa 556,678 3,041 1,174
Karonga 272,789 3,355 1,295
Kasungu 616,085 7,878 3,042
Likoma 10,445 18 7
Lilongwe 1,897,167 6,159 2,378
Machinga 488,996 3,771 1,456
Mangochi 803,602 6,273 2,422
Mchinji 456,558 3,356 1,296
Mulanje 525,429 2,056 794
Mwanza 94,476 826 319
Mzimba 853,305 10,430 4,027
Neno 108,897 1,469 567
Nkhata Bay 213,779 4,071 1,572
Nkhotakota 301,868 4,259 1,644
Nsanje 238,089 1,942 750
Ntcheu 474,464 3,424 1,322
Ntchisi 224,098 1,655 639
Phalombe 313,227 1,394 538
Rumphi 169,112 4,769 1,841
Salima 340,327 2,196 848
Thyolo 587,455 1,715 662
Zomba 670,533 2,580 996
28 districts 13,066,320 94,276 36,400

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