in 1891, the British protectorate of Nyasaland became the independent
nation of Malawi in 1964. After three decades of one-party rule,
the country held multiparty elections in 1994 under a provisional
constitution, which took full effect the following year.Location: Southern Africa,
east of Zambia Climate: Sub-tropical;
rainy season (November to May); dry season (May to November) Borders: Mozambique 1,569
km, Tanzania 475 km, Zambia 837 km More... Malawi
is a long and narrow country, covering more than 1000 km from
North to South. Malawi is a country dominated by the tranquil
waters of Lake Malawi.
Lake Malawi is nearly 600km long and up to 80km wide, bordering the west of
the country. It is the greatest attraction for visitors to this peaceful place,
well-known for its friendly people, golden shores and stunning natural scenery.
Malawi has eleven national parks and game reserves, where everything from Elephants
to orchids are protected.