Lilongwe, estimated population 902,388 as of 2009, is the capital and largest city of Malawi. It lies in the country's central region, on the Lilongwe River, near the border of Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia, and on the main north-south highway of Malawi, the M1. he city started life as a small village on the banks of the Lilongwe river, and became a British colonial administrative centre at the beginning of the 20th century. Due to its location on the main north-south route through the country and the road to Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), Lilongwe became the second largest city in Malawi after Blantyre.
Lilongwe Tourist Official
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture
Convention Drive Private Bag 326
Telephone: (265) (0) 1 772 702 Telephone: (265) (0) 1 775 494 Fax: (265) (0) 1 775 494 Fax: (265)
Lilongwe Ministry of Finance
Lilongwe Ministry of Foreign Affairs