The 1994 CIA World Factbook

The 1994 CIA World Factbook

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Excerpt: ...0 km (landlocked) Maritime claims: none; landlocked International disputes: dispute with Tanzania over the boundary in Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi) Climate: tropical; rainy season (November to May); dry season (May to November) Terrain: narrow elongated plateau with rolling plains, rounded hills, some mountains Natural resources: limestone, unexploited deposits of uranium, coal, and bauxite Land use: arable land: 25% permanent crops: 0% meadows and pastures: 20% forest and woodland: 50% other: 5% Irrigated land: 200 sq km (1989 est.) Environment: current issues: deforestation; land degradation; water pollution from agricultural runoff, sewage, industrial wastes; siltation of spawning grounds endangers fish population natural hazards: NA international agreements: party to - Biodiversity, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Marine Life Conservation, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection; signed, but not ratified - Climate Change, Law of the Sea Note: landlocked @Malawi, People Population: 9,732,409 (July 1994 est.) Population growth rate: -1.09% (1994 est.) Birth rate: 50.42 births/1,000 population (1994 est.) Death rate: 23.19 deaths/1,000 population (1994 est.) Net migration rate: -38.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1994 est.) Infant mortality rate: 141.1 deaths/1,000 live births (1994 est.) Life expectancy at birth: total population: 39.73 years male: 38.93 years female: 40.55 years (1994 est.) Total fertility rate: 7.43 children born/woman (1994 est.) Nationality: noun: Malawian(s) adjective: Malawian Ethnic divisions: Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuko, Yao, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian, European Religions: Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, traditional indigenous beliefs Languages: English (official), Chichewa (official), other languages important regionally Literacy: ...show more

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  • Paperback | 654 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,148g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236682734
  • 9781236682734