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Lilongwe

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Lilongwe
is located in central Malawi.

Lilongwe started life as a small fishing village situated on the Lilongwe River, but during the early twentieth century saw rapid development as a major British colonial administrative centre, before taking over the mantle of capital from Zomba subsequent to independence in 1974.

These days it is the capital city of the country and major transport hub, with a population of nearly one million people.

The city holds little of interest for the majority of international travellers, who tend to pass directly through on the way to the nearby areas of Central Malawi, South Lake and Liwonde National Park.

Almost all of our guests pass through the international airport here at some point during their trip, notably when connecting by light aircraft to South Luangwa in Zambia, but also for international flight connections with Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam and Nairobi.

On the whole we try to connect directly through, but occasionally an overnight here is needed, in which case we usually use Heuglin's Lodge as a simple and relatively low cost night.
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