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Malawi

Commonwealth realm
Flag of Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1964–1966 Flag of Malawi
Flag of Malawi Coat of Arms of Malawi
Motto
Unity and Freedom
Anthem
Mulungu dalitsa Malaŵi
Oh God Bless Our Land of Malawi
Map of Malawi
CapitalLilongwe
Government Constitutional monarchy
Monarch
- 1964-1966Elizabeth II
Governor-General
- 1964-1966Sir Glyn Smallwood Jones
Prime minister
- 1964-1966Hastings Kamuzu Banda
Legislature National Assambly
History
July 6, 1964Independence
July 6, 1966Monarchy abolished
Commonwealth accessionJuly 6, 1964
Area118,484 km²
Population
- 201014,901,000
 Density125.7/km²
GDP2010 (PPP)
- TotalUS$ 12.3 billion
- Per capitaUS$ 827
CurrencyKwacha
Flag of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Rhodesia and Nyasaland Malawi Flag of Malawi
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Malawi (1964-1966) was a constitutional monarchy in Eastern Africa. It was also one of the Commonwealth realms.


Background

Established in 1891, the British protectorate of Nyasaland became the independent nation of Malawi in 1964.[1]

Monarch

  • Elizabeth II () (July 6, 1964 - July 6, 1966)

Governor-General

  • Sir Glyn Smallwood Jones () (July 6, 1964 - July 6, 1966)

Prime minister

  • Hastings Kamuzu Banda () (July 6, 1964 - July 6, 1966)

Nation

Malawian Polities

Neighbouring Nations

References

  1. The CIA World Factbook: Introduction - Background

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