Flag of Malawi (GIF)



The flag of Malawi (Chichewa: mbendera ya Malaŵi) consists of black, red, and green horizontal bands with a red sun rising over the black band. The rising sun represents the dawn of hope and freedom for the African continent. The black color represents the indigenous peoples of the continent, the red symbolizes the blood of their struggle, and the green represents nature. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on July 6, 1964.

The shield on its coat of arms shows a lion of England, wavy lines symbolizing Lake Malawi, and a rising sun, symbolizing the rise of a new nation. At the top of the helmet at the top of the shield, is a sea eagle. The shield is supported by the country's top predators, a lion and a leopard, on the Mulanje mountain range, the highest point in the country.

The Malawi flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Malawi, officially known as the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeastern Africa. Its capital is Lilongwe, and its population is about 19.65 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia.

The waving flag of Malawi with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Lilongwe
Other major cities:Blantyre,
Mzuzu,
Zomba
Official languages:English, Chichewa
Region:Eastern Africa
Ethnic groups:34.4% Chewa,
18.9% Lomwe,
13.3% Yao,
10.4% Ngoni,
9.2% Tumbuka,
13.8% Others
Religions:87% Christianity,
11.6% Islam,
1.4% Other
Nationality name:Malawian
Area:118,484 km²
(45,747 sq mi)
Population:19.65 million (2021)
Currency:Kwacha
Country codes:MW, MWI (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.mw
Calling code:+265
Flag emoji code:🇲🇼


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Malawi (Chichewa: Mbendera ya Malaŵi), GIF

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