Key: 620  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 7
Issued: 720 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 118,484 sq.km; Population - 10,548,000; Capital - Lilongwe
A Republic, located in southeastern Africa to the west of Lake Malawi (Nyasa).
Agricultural developing country.
Formerly NYASALAND (B.C.A.), independent state since July 6th, 1964, when also stamp
issuing started. Two years later became a republic. A member of the British Commonwealth
(see GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)). All issues from 1973 have a circumflex accent over the 'W',
to give the correct pronunciation of 'Malavi'. Indirect UPU membership since 1925 as
Nyasaland (British colony), direct from October 25th, 1966. Annual output about 10.
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Inscriptions
MALAWI
REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

Index
   MALAWI
      Independent State 1964-
      Republic 1966-
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Tambalas = 1 Kwacha (1970)
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NYASALAND (B.C.A.)
Nyasaland (b.c.a.)

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)