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Lake Malawi National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Centre)
View an interactive map and gallery of Lake Malawi, and learn about efforts to protect the lake.
Lilongwe, Malawi (CNN.com weather)
Get the current weather conditions for Lilongwe and other cities in Malawi.
Malawi (CIA World Factbook)
Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
Malawi: Overview (Lonely Planet)
Learn basic information for travel in Malawi.
History and Government
Background Note: Malawi (U.S. Department of State)
Get fast facts about Malawi’s government, foreign relations, and economy, and read a short history of the country.
Chichewa Home Page (UCLA)
Learn about the Chewa people, and take lessons in the Chichewa language.
Nyasaland (British Empire: The Map Room)
Read about the history of Nyasaland, and look at maps and pictures from the early 1900s.
Official Website of the Government of Malawi (Malawi.gov)
Meet the leaders of Malawi, and get news and statistics about the country.
Malawi (Human Rights Watch)
Link to the latest information about human rights in Malawi, and learn how Malawians are doing in their fight against poverty and AIDS.
Discover the latest news about the challenges facing the children of Malawi.
Malawi: Highlights (globalhealthfacts.org)
Find health statistics from Malawi, and see maps comparing Malawi to other countries around the world.
University of Malawi (Unima)
Learn about the programs offered and current research at the University of Malawi.
Play a game of bawo online.
Favorite Malawian Recipes (Friends of Malawi)
Try these recipes from Malawi.
Languages of Malawi (Ethnologue)
Read about the languages spoken in Malawi.
Malawi (National Geographic World Music)
Listen to samples of music from Malawi.
Capital FM (Capital Radio Malawi)
Listen in on news and popular music in Malawi.
Currency Converter (XE.com)
Convert U.S. dollars to Malawian kwacha.
Malawi (World Bank)
Read about efforts to reduce poverty in Malawi.
Malawi Tourism Guide (Malawi Tourism)
Learn where to go and what to see on a visit to Malawi.
World Economic Outlook Database (International Monetary Fund)
Use this site to create a chart with up-to-date information about Malawi’s economy and compare it to other countries’ economies.
For More Information
Country Profile: Malawi (BBC News)
Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, overview, and links to Malawi media sources.
Listen to Malawi’s national anthem, “Oh God Bless Our Land of Malawi.”
Malawi (National Geographic)
Get general information about and see pictures of Malawi, and link to articles from National Geographic.
Malawi (New York Times)
Read current and archived articles from the New York Times about Malawi, and find an overview of the country.
This lesson plan has students analyze and propose a route for a transnational African highway.
Mending the Rift (New York Times Daily Lesson Plan)
Students will learn about borders and boundaries by following the Great Rift Valley through modern Asian and African countries (grades 6–8, 9–12).
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