Definition of Malawi in English:

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Pronunciation: /məˈläwē/
A landlocked country in southern central Africa, in the Great Rift Valley, on the western shore of Lake Nyasa; population 15,028,800 (est. 2009); capital, Lilongwe; official languages, English and Nyanja.

Malawi was a British protectorate called Nyasaland from 1891 and was a part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland from 1891 until 1963. It became an independent Commonwealth state under Hastings Banda in 1964 and a republic in 1966

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