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Locale Code: en-MW

The locale code represents English language in Malawi.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive en-MW locale data for Malawi
Country NameMalawi
Country Name (Local)Malawi
Country Flag🇲🇼
Country Area118484 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MW
Language NameEnglish
Language Name (Local)English
Language Code (ISO 639-1)en
RegionEastern Africa
Capital NameLilongwe
Capital Latitude-13.96692
Capital Longitude33.78725
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The currency used for the locale code en-MW is Malawian Kwacha.

Currency information for Malawi and en-MW locale
Currency NameMalawian Kwacha
Currency Name (Local)Malawian kwacha
Currency CodeMWK
Currency SymbolMK
Currency Numeric454
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameTambala


Malawi has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Malawi shares borders with 3 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'en-MW' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, en_MW is a locale code for English language in Malawi. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.