Lilongwe River

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Lilongwe River
Country Malawi
Physical characteristics
Mouth Lake Malawi
Length200 km (120 mi)

Lilongwe River is a river in Malawi, it flows through Lilongwe, the capital of the country.

The river is approximately 200 km long. It flows into Lake Malawi.


Coordinates: 13°47′S34°25′E / 13.783°S 34.417°E / -13.783; 34.417

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