Malawi is around the same size as New York.

New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while Malawi is approximately 118,484 sq km, making Malawi 96.89% the size of New York. Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (1.4 million more people live in Malawi).
This to-scale comparison of New York vs. Malawi uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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