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About Malawi

Malawi, officially known as Republic of Malawi is a landlocked country in south-eastern Africa. The country is well known for diverse wildlife and clear waters.

Malawi is among the world’s least-developed countries and the economy is heavily based in agriculture,

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityLilongwe
Government TypeUnitary presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesEnglish, Yao, Tumbuka, Tonga, Sena, Lomwe.
CurrencyMalawian kwacha, MK
Phone Code +265
Important CitiesBlantyre, Mzuzu, Zomba, Kasungu, Mangochi, Karonga, Salima, Nkhotakota
National DayIndependence Day (6th Jul)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking109 (Medium)
Primary Industriesagriculture, industry, services
Major Exportstobacco, dried legumes, sugar, tea, cotton, peanuts, coffee, soy.
Major Exports to IndiaHides and skins, Plastic or Rubber, Chemicals, Stone and Glass, Metals, Machinery and Electricals, Raw materials, Vegetables
Major Importsfood, petroleum products, semi-manufactures, consumer goods, transportation equipment.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Metals, Plastic or Rubber, Stone and Glass, Raw materials, Vegetables, Hides and skins
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Trade
Bordering NationsTanzania, Zambia, Mozambique
Member ofAfrican Union(AU), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa(COMESA), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), Organisation of African Unity(OAU), Southern Africa Development Community(SADC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for MalawiH.E. S. GOPALAKRISHNAN
Honourable High Commissioner
High Commission of India
Plot No. 55, Area 9, Post Box No. 1482, Lilongwe. Malawi
Phone: 00265-1-750011
Embassy Details of Malawi in IndiaH.E. Mr. Leonard Mengezi
High Commissioner
High Commission of the Republic of Malawi
F 3/12Vasant Vihar110057
Phone: 011 26706000 (O)