Updated: Sep 29, 2022
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Malawi, or officially the Republic of Malawi.
Malawi is a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, it was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Lake Malawi, Tanzania to the north, Zambia to the west, and Mozambique to the east, south, and west.
The reason for naming the country
The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area. The country is nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa" because of the friendliness of its people.