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ID: 7000726
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Malawi (nation)  Malawi (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -13.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 034 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Nation is transversed by Great Rift Valley; settled by forebears of Twa and Fula 8000 BCE; Bantu arrived ca. 100; states founded by Bantu, Ngonde and Chikulamayembe 15th-18th centuries; visited by Livingstone 1891; anti-slavery Scottish missions founded 19th century; official language is English, national language is Chichewa, and Tombuka is also spoken.

Names:
Malaŵi (preferred,C,V,Chichewa-P,U)
Dziko la Malaŵi (C,V,O,Chichewa,U)
Malawi (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Malawi (Spanish-P,U,N)
Malawi (French-P,U,N)
Republic of Malawi (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Republic of Malaŵi (C,V)
République du Malawi (C,O,French,U,N)
República de Malawi (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Malaui (C,O)
Малави (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Малави (C,O,Russian,U)
马拉维 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
马拉维共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ملاوي (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً ملاوي (C,O,Arabic,U)
MWI (C,O,ISO3L)
MW (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO454 (C,O,ISO3N)
MI00 (C,O,FIPS)
British Central Africa Protectorate (H,V)  ............ 1893-1907
British Central Africa (H,V)  ............ 1893-1907
Nyasaland (H,V)
Malawian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malawi (nation)  ........  Malawi (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1964
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1966
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1891-1964

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Lilongwe .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Malawi, Lilongwe) [1091067]
historical connection ....  Maravi .......... (historical region)
........................................  (World, Africa, Malawi) [6003714]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1964
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1964

Sources and Contributors:
Малави..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Республика Малави..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马拉维..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马拉维共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
ملاوي..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
جُهور ةً ملاوي..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
British Central Africa..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
British Central Africa Protectorate..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 555
Dziko la Malaŵi..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 June 2009
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
ISO454..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Malaui..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Malawi..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 386-387
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 726 ff.
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 92
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 June 2009
Malaŵi..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 648
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 June 2009
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Malawian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 22
MI00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 53
MW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MWI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Nyasaland..........  [VP]
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
República de Malawi..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 June 2009
Republic of Malawi..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Republic of Malaŵi..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 648
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 660
République du Malawi..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 648
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 660
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 386-387
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 555
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 726 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 780
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 53
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 92
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 66
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 22
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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