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Lilongwe (Malaŵi)

Capital City

Last modified: 2019-08-06 by bruce berry
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image by Tomislav Šipek, 02 Aug 2018

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Lilongwe is the capital city of Malawi. Originally a fishing village, it was founded in 1906 and was officially recognised as a town in 1947.  Due to its location in the centre of the country, it replaced Blantyre as the capital of the country in 1975. 
Tomislav Šipek, 02 Aug 2018

Description of the flag

  image by Tomislav Šipek, 02 Aug 2018

The municipal flag of Lilongwe has a white background, in the centre of which are the municipal coat of arms.  There is also a variant in which the inscription "Lilongwe City Council" appears under the arms.
 Tomislav Šipek, 02 Aug 2018