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Malawi in numbers

 

Facts and figures

Malawi: between Tanzania, Mozambique and Zambia        Nazareth is in the Central Region, 40 km. from Dedza

 

Links

http://wikitravel.org/en/Mua   

www.kungoni.org

Staying at the lake:

http://www.dedzapottery.com/info.html (You can find the famous Dedza Pottery in Dedza, Nkotakota and Mzuzu. It is also a good place to eat or stay the night)

http://www.wilderness-safaris.com/malawi_liwonde/mvuu_camp/

Until now we had good experiences with Sputnik car hire

www.sputnik-car-hire.mwsputnik@sdnp.org.mw

 

Current affairs in Malawi: http://allafrica.com/malawi

 

There are two exciting websites bout making unbelievable dreams come true: www.theboywhoflies.com and www.theschoolofdreams.org

For inquieries please contact  ben@aboveandbeyonddocumentary.com

 

 

Facts and figures Malawi

Area: 118.000 km²
Biggest towns (2005): Lilongwe (647.000), Blantyre (585.000), Mzuzu (128.000), Zomba (81.000), Kasungu (43.000), Mangochi (40.000), Karonga (34.000), Salima (30.000), Nkhotakota (25.000), Liwonde (22.000)
Inhabitants: 11,2 million (2005)
Population density: 94 inwoners per km²
Gross National Product: 1,7 billion dollar (2002)
Income per head of population: 160 dollar (2002)
Economic growth: 1,8% (2002)

 

Percentage inhabitants below15 years of age: 44,6% (2002)
Life expectancy 1990: 45 years
Life expectancy 2002: 38 years

 

Life expectancy in Malawi is among the lowest of Africa. Only in Sierra Leone and Zambia is life expectancy even lower: for both countries 37 years
infant mortality 1990: 146 per 1000
infant mortality 2001: 114 per 1000

Literacy rate: 62% (2002)
- males: 76%
- females: 49%
Infections rate HIV/AIDS: 15% (2001)
Urbanisation rate 1980: 9,1%
Urbanisation rate 2002: 15,5%
Urbanisation rate in Malawi is among the lowest of Africa.Only Rwanda (6,4%), Burundi (9,6%) and Uganda (14,9%) have lower urbanisation rates.
Development Aid as a percentage of GNP: 19,8% (2002). Development Aid per head: 35 dollar (2002)