Malawi Country Code +265

Country calling code +265

Alpha-2 Code MW

Alpha-3 Code MWI

About Malawi

Malawi (/məˈlɔːwi/, /məˈlɑːwi/ or /ˈmæləwi/; Chichewa: [maláβi] or [maláwi]), officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in Southeastern Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the west, Tanzania to the north and northeast, and Mozambique surrounding on the east, south and southwest. Malawi spans over 118,484 km2 (45,747 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 18,143,217 (as of July 2018). Lake Malawi takes up about a third of Malawi's area. Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also Malawi's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre, the third largest is Mzuzu and the fourth largest is its old capital Zomba. The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area. The country is nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa" because of the friendliness of the people...

Malawi Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 13°14'46"S / 34°17'43"E
  • CAPITAL: Lilongwe
  • POPULATION: 18,978,354
  • AREA: 94,280 Km2
  • GDP: $6,303,292,264
  • TELEPHONES: 227,300
  • INTERNET USERS: 716,400

How to Call Malawi from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Malawi from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 265, the country code for Malawi.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Malawi

  • LANGUAGES: English (official), Chichewa (common), Chinyanja, Chiyao, Chitumbuka, Chilomwe, Chinkhonde, Chingoni, Chisena, Chitonga, Chinyakyusa, Chilambya
  • CURRENCY: Kwacha (MWK)

    Type G British 3-pin

    • Mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia & Singapore
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 13 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type G

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