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ID: 7000726
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Malaŵi (nation)  Malaŵi (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 (Danish)
Malawi (Pampanga)
Malawi (Italian)
Malawi (Spanish-P,U,N)
Malawi (Vietnamese)
Malawi (Kikuyu)
Malawi (French-P,U,N)
Malawi (Ido)
Malawi (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Malawi (Maltese)
Malawi (Akan)
Malawi (Breton)
Malawi (Northern Sami)
Malawi (Greenlandic)
Malawi (Hausa)
Malawi (Romanian)
Malawi (Luba-Katanga)
Malawi (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Malawi (Finnish)
Malawi (Occitan)
Malawi (Shona)
Malawi (German)
Malawi (Tagalog)
Malawi (Malay (macrolanguage))
Malawi (Bambara)
Malawi (Welsh)
Malawi (Limburgan)
Malawi (Swedish)
Malawi (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Malawi (Cornish)
Malawi (Swahili (generic))
Malawi (Indonesian)
Malawi (Catalan)
Malawi (Low German)
Malawi (North Ndebele)
Malawi (Polish)
Malawi (Tumbuka)
Malawi (Romansh)
Malawi (Czech)
Malawi (Basque)
Malawi (Lingala)
Malawi (Slovak)
Malawi (Dutch)
Malawi (Magyar (Hungarian))
Malawi (Norwegian)
Malawi (Estonian)
Malawi (Rundi)
Malawi (Portuguese)
Malawi (Afrikaans)
Malawi (Ganda (Ugandan language))
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,Asturian)
Malaui (Spanish)
Malaui (Galician)
Malaui ()
Malaui (Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Malaui (Aragonese)
Малави (C,O,Macedonian)
Малави (Bulgarian)
Малави (Russian-P,U)
Малави (Tajik)
Малави (Serbian)
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)
Malawian (C,O,English,U,A)
מלאווי (C,U,Hebrew )
An Mhaláiv (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
i-Malawi (C,U,Zulu)
Malaawi (C,U,Somali)
Malaawi (Fulah)
Malaoì (C,U,Malagasy)
Malauí (C,U,Portuguese)
Malaui - Malawi (C,U,Galician)
Ma-la-uy (C,U,Vietnamese)
Ma-la-uy (Malawi) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Malavi (C,U,Bosnian)
Malavi (Azerbaijani)
Malavi (Albanian)
Malavi (Faroese)
Malavi (Croatian)
Malavi (Slovene)
Malavi (Turkish)
Malavi (Arpitan)
Malaví (C,U,Icelandic)
Malavia (C,U,Latin)
Malāvija (C,U,Latvian)
Malavio (C,U,Esperanto)
Malavis (C,U,Lithuanian)
Malaviyän (C,U,Volapük)
Malawî (C,U,Kurdish)
Malawïi (C,U,Sangho)
Malawi nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Malevia (C,U,Albanian)
Orílẹ́ède Malawi (C,U,Yoruba)
मलावी (C,U,Sanskrit)
मलावी (Marathi)
मलावी (Hindi)
मलावी (Kashmiri)
マラウィ (C,U,Japanese)
Μαλάουι (C,U,Greek)
ประเทศมาลาวี (C,U,Thai)
Малаві (C,U,Belorussian)
Малаві (Ukrainian)
მალავი (C,U,Georgian)
말라위 (C,U,Korean)
مالاوی (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
مالاوی (Kurdish)
มาลาวี (C,U,Thai)
மலாவி (C,U,Tamil)
Մալավի (C,U,Armenian)
ማላዊ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ማላዊ (Amharic)
مالاۋى (C,U,Uyghur)
マラウイ (C,U,Japanese)
མཱ་ལཱ་ཝི། (C,U,Tibetan)
मालावी (C,U,Nepali)
ಮಲಾವಿ (C,U,Kannada)
మాలావి (C,U,Telugu)
மாலவி (C,U,Tamil)
മലാവി (C,U,Malayalam)
မာလာဝီ (C,U,Burmese)
માલાવી (C,U,Gujarati)
মালাউই (C,U,Bengali)
ମାଲୱି (C,U,Oriya)
マラウイ共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
ملاوی (C,U,Urdu)
British Central Africa (H,V)  ............ 1893-1907
British Central Africa Protectorate (H,V)  ............ 1893-1907
Nyasaland (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaŵi (nation)  ........  Malaŵi (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
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Lilongwe .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Malaŵi, Lilongwe) [1091067]
historical connection ....  Maravi .......... (historical region)
........................................  (World, Africa, Malaŵi) [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]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
.................  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]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
...........  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]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
جُهور ةً ملاوي..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
מלאווי..........  [IMJ, VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
मलावी..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
マラウィ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Μαλάουι..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
ประเทศมาลาวี..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Малаві..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
მალავი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
말라위..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
مالاوی..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
มาลาวี..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
மலாவி..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Մալավի..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
ማላዊ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
مالاۋى..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
マラウイ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
མཱ་ལཱ་ཝི།..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
मालावी..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
ಮಲಾವಿ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
మాలావి..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
மாலவி..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
മലാവി..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
မာလာဝီ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
માલાવી..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
মালাউই..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
ମାଲୱି..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
マラウイ共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
ملاوی..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
An Mhaláiv..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
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
i-Malawi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
ISO454..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Malaawi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malaoì..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malaui..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Malauí..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malaui - Malawi..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Ma-la-uy..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Ma-la-uy (Malawi)..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malavi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malaví..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malavia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malāvija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malavio..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malavis..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malaviyän..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malawi..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 386-387
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 726 ff.
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.................  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
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 June 2009
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Malawî..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malawian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 22
Malawïi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malawi nutome..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
Malevia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
MI00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 53
MW..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MWI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Nyasaland..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 351
Orílẹ́ède Malawi..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
República de Malawi..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 June 2009
Republic of Malawi..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
...................................  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, IMJ, 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.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 927384
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 780
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  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
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malawi
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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