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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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Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] July 23(ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany organized their first 'Merck Foundation Health Media Training' in Lilongwe, Malawi in partnership with H.E.
Aniz Mitha, Executive Director of Community Health Rights Advocacy (CHERA) and gender activist, poses for a portrait at one of the Gender Activism Association headquarter on May 22, 2019 in Lilongwe, Malawi. (Photo by GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)
A second Egyptian military plane carrying medical aid arrived in Lilongwe, Malawi on Saturday to support the health sector after a cyclone hit the country, according to a statement by the Egyptian foreign ministry.
Leyenda: En Lilongwe, Malawi, con vestido de Joseph de 650 euros y zapatos de tacon de Manolo Blahnik de 550, que luego cambio por otros bajos de Zara de 50 euros.
Lilongwe, Malawi: A lion suspected to have escaped from Zambia's South Luangwa National Park has injured at least three people and killed six cattle in Malawi's border district of Chitipa, officials said.
The event, which was held in Lilongwe, Malawi, on March 21-25 saw Zambia and South Africa dominating the competitions by winning 82 and 55 medals respectively.
Kenya bagged five more medals as the Cana Zone Four Championship drew to a close on Saturday in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Those who failed to secure places in the Commonwealth Games team could yet stake a claim in Kenya's squad for Cana Zone IV Championships planned for March 21 to 23 in Lilongwe, Malawi.While Sylvia is making a return to the "Club" Games after her appearance in 2014 Glasgow, her younger sister Maria will be making her debut.
In Lilongwe, Malawi, UNICEF and the Malawian government are using drones supplied by a US firm, Matternet, to help thousands of children living with HIV.
Lilongwe, Malawi: IFC helped establish an electronic registry for movable collateral in Malawi, as part of an overall effort by the government of Malawi and the World Bank Group to promote access to finance for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to foster inclusive economic growth.
(1.) Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, RAPID: Population & Development in Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi: Population Unit, Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, 2010.