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The capital of Malawi, in the south-central part of the country, founded in the 1940s as an agricultural market town.


(Placename) the capital of Malawi, in the central part west of Lake Malawi. Pop: 655 000 (2005 est)


(lɪˈlɔŋ weɪ)

the capital of Malawi, in the SW part. 186,800.
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Noun1.Lilongwe - the capital of Malawi; located in south central Malawi
Malawi, Nyasaland, Republic of Malawi - a landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
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The trials were meant to pick three girls and two boys for the Club Games as well select 40 swimmers to represent country at Cana Zone four Championships slated March 21-24 in Lilongwe, Malawi.
WASHINGTON: In Malawi's capital city, Lilongwe, half a million residents are set to benefit from improved water services and safely managed sanitation through a $100 million project financed by the World Bank.
The World Bank today approved financing for the six-year Lilongwe Water and Sanitation Project (LWSP) composed of a $75 million credit and a $25 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA).
In the central region of Lilongwe and northern region of Mzuzu, the dairy sector was structurally very similar.
The stampede occurred in the capital Lilongwe as fans pushed to enter the Chinese-built, 40,000-seater Bingu National Stadium to see a friendly match between Nyasa Big Bullets and Silver Strikers.
com)-- The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, the only globally recognized organization providing standards to identify legitimate animal sanctuaries and wildlife rescue centers, has awarded accredited status to Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, located in Malawi, as of December 21, 2015.
PAT PA RICK GOVATI works for 500 miles in the Lilongwe clinic.
Embassy in Lilongwe is coordinating with the Malawian government to improve the availability and quality of health and education services, invest in infrastructure and lay the foundation for a more capable public health system.
This will enable seamless connections to and from Proflight's eight domestic destinations: Ndola, Livingstone, Mfuwe, Solwezi, Chipata, Mansa, Kasama and Mongu, as well as the local airline's two international routes, Lilongwe in Malawi and Dar-es-Salm in Tanzania, with Emirates' daily Lusaka service.
Several members of a Seventh Day Adventist church in the Malawian capital Lilongwe were admitted to hospital.
The Nyasa Times reports that lightning struck the Seventh Day Adventist church which is situated in the Malawi capital Lilongwe and left several members of the church injured.
While the IMF, following recent visits to Lilongwe, has had mostly high praise for the government's economic revival program, and while foreign aid, on which the country continues to depend, has been restored, the people are clearly less happy with the way the economy has been performing.