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Lilongwe is the largest and capital city of Malawi with an estimated population of 1,077,116 for 2015. The city is located in the central region of Malawi, near the borders with Mozambique and Zambia, and it is an important economic and transportation hub for central Malawi. It is named after the Lilongwe River.

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Facts and Stats for Lilongwe*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lilongwe

    Know the pollution level of Lilongwe before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 93.75 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 87.5 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 93.75 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Lilongwe: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lilongwe for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lilongwe.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 70.83 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.17 (High)
    • Car Stealing 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 79.17 (High)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Lilongwe - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 43.23 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 98.58 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 81.03 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.01 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 34.72 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lilongwe

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lilongwe

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 14.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 55.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.72 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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