Overview - Malawi

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Capital:Lilongwe
Area:118,480 km²
Population:13,013,926 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English (official), Chichewa - 57.2% (official), Chinyanja - 12.8%, Chiyao - 10.1%, Chitumbuka - 9.5%, Chisena - 2.7%, Chilomwe - 2.4%, Chitonga - 1.7%, others - 3.6%.
Religion(s):Christian - 79.9%, Muslim - 12.8%, others - 3%, none - 4.3%.
Ethnic Group(s):Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuka, Yao, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngonde, Asian, European.