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Lilongwe is the commercial center and capital of Malawi with a population of 900,000 people. It lies in the central region, on the Lilongwe river. The town is marked by signs of colonial settlers. There are two distinct parts of the city. The Old Town, which is the original part of the city and features busy African markets, many Asian shops, hotels and restaurants. And the New Town, which is less than 20 years old and hosts the Government Buildings, Diplomatic Missions, International Aid Agencies, etc. There are some new shopping areas, hypermarkets, hotels and restaurants.

  • Last visit to Lilongwe: Aug 2009
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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