|Currency||Malawian kwacha (MWK)|
|Population||13,013,926 (July 2006 est.)|
|Language||English (official), Chichewa (official), other languages important regionally|
|Religion||Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs 3%, other 2%|
|Electricity||230V/50Hz (UK plug)|
Malawi (Chichewa: Malaŵi) is a country in Africa, bordered by Mozambique to the south and east, Tanzania to the north, Zambia to the west. Lake Malawi, the third largest lake in Africa, runs along most of its eastern border. It's described as the "Warm Heart of Africa", referring to the friendliness of the people.