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Lake Malawi Travel Guide

Information for visitors to the Lake Malawi region of Africa. Lake Malawi lies on the border between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Note that Lake Malawi is known as Lake Niassa, Lake Niasa, or Lago Niassa in Mozambique and as Lake Nyasa or Lake Nyassa in Tanzania and several other African countries.
Lake Malawi in Africa


Facts About Lake Malawi
- Third largest lake in Africa
- Second deepest lake in Africa
- Known worldwide for its many species of fish
- Most bio-diverse freshwater lake in the world
- Borders Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania
- Primary Inflow: Ruhuhu River
- Primary Outflow: Shire river
- Maximum Width; about 50 miles
- Maximum Length; about 350 miles
- Maximum Depth: about 2300 feet

Lake Malawi Lodging

Hotels on Lake Malawi
Information about hotesls on the shore of lake Malawi. Most of the Lake Malawi hotels, resorts, and lakw lodges are in the Republic of Malawi but a some are located in Mozambique and Tanzania.

International Lake Malawi

Malawi:
Malawi Section of Lake Malawi
In the Republic of Malawi, the lake is known as Lake Malawi.

Mozambique:
Mozambique Section of Lake Malawi (Lake Niassa)
In the Republic of Mozambique, Lake Malawi is known as Lake Niassa, Lake Niasa, or Lago Niassa.

Tanzania:
Tanzania Section of Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasaa)
In the United Republic of Tanzania, Lake Malawi is known as Lake Nyasa or Lake Nyassa..

More About Lake Malawi

The Islands of Lake Malawi
Information about the two inhabited islands of Lake Malawi.

Wikipedia Introduction to Lake Malawi
Includes several pictures of Lake Malawi and information about Lake Malawi's geography, history, shoreline, border disputes, transportation, water chemistry, recreation on the lake, and Lake Malawi in literature.


See also
Other Lakes in Africa
Other Attractions in Africa
Africa Travel Guide



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