Lilongwe is the capital city of Malawi, which is situated in southeast Africa. The town has a population of 1.2 million people. The city can be found in the central region of Malawi, which is bordered by Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Lilongwe is an economic and transportation hub for Malawi. The town got its name from the Lilongwe River. Lilongwe was established in 1902 by the local leader, it became an administrative center from 1904 up until 1924. In the late 1920s, a major Railroad was put into place for agricultural purposes. After the Independence of Malawi, the town gained economic growth and also became more populated. Lilongwe officially became the capital of Malawi in 1975.
The town also has its very own sporting stadium, called the Bingu national stadium, where the countries athletes train for Olympic events.
Malawi's capital is not home to many animal species as one would expect from any town in the world, but it has a wildlife sanctuary. The Sanctuary homes many animals from other countries, loving taken in, the many rescued animals come from circumstances of capacity and abuse from different countries.
Lilongwe is a buzzing town with a craft market sporting beautiful wooden carvings, woven products, jewelry, and African print clothes & bags. Another part of a Lilongwe that is so majestic is a mausoleum covered in marble and granite. The town's Parliament building is a sight to behold with its architectural engineering. The local Four Seasons nursery and garden shop doubles up a garden center and a human waterhole with live jazz on Sundays. To visit Malawi, you will need a passport that is valid for at least 6 months and a visa. The Malawian currency is Kwacha and is cost R0.20 or $0.02
Accommodation can be pricey only the hotel accommodation available in the town you can find something to fit your budget Newburgh
Because the Cuisine in Malawi has not been influenced by outside cultures, local dishes to enjoy include fresh fruit and veg. The local tomato & onion salad paired with fresh fish, bread, and bananas is a delicacy in Lilongwe.
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