Malawi REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

International Treaties
ARIPO
Berne Convention
Nice Agreement
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Dependent on conomic assistance, high inflation
Landlocked country (no coastline)
Poor educational facilities, poor health facilities , poverty

Currency
Kwacha

Dialing Code
265

Internet Domain
.mw

Malawi
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Free primary education

Employment Majority
Agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Tobacco, tea, sugar, cotton, coffee, peanuts, wood products, apparel

Main Imports
Food, petroleum products, semimanufactures, consumer goods, transportation equipment

Main Industries
Agriculture

CULTURE

Languages
Chichewa
Chiyao
Chitumbuka

Population
14 million (2010 estimate)

Religion
Roman Catholic

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Lilongwe

Climate
Tropical

Neighbouring Countries
Zambia, Mozambique

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