Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi
Lilongwe is an African city located in the Republic of Malawi, and its administrative and national capital represents since the capital’s transfer to it in the year one thousand nine hundred and seventy-five, in addition to being the largest city of the Republic, and the main headquarters of the government, it is the headquarters of the government; And government institutions. Although Lilongwe is the capital of the country, it is not the economic center. Its economy is limited to banking services, public and private sector jobs, transportation, and a number of industries.
It is worth noting that the city of Lilongwe is mainly divided into: the old part, which includes the distribution centers, the services sector, and the Capital Hill, which is about five kilometers from the old part, as well as most of the institutions, government offices, and international embassies, and the northern corner of the city includes industrial areas And factories, as for the central region, it is characterized by the presence of fertile agricultural lands.
Lilongwe city location and area
Lilongwe is located in the Republic of Malawi, which is located in the southern part of the African continent, specifically in the south-central part of the country, about eighty kilometers (50 miles) from Lake Malawi, and it borders its borders on a geographical area of 6,159 square kilometers (2,378 square kilometers) Astronomically, Lilongwe is located on the longitude (33.8), and the latitude (-13.1).
The most important landmarks of Lilongwe
The city of Lilongwe includes many landmarks and wonderful tourist places, and the following is a reminder of the most important:
- Lilongwe Wildlife Center: It is a wonderful natural wild land that includes different types of wild animals.
- parliament building: It is an impressive building located near the hill of the capital, and is characterized by its contemporary style architecture.
- Kamuzu Shrine: It is a monument, and a mausoleum of the former President of the country Hastings Camuso Panda, and is distinguished by its wonderful marble granite design.
- The main market: It is a vibrant, dynamic market with many shops devoted to selling clothes, food, and spare parts.