Chisumulu Island 5 Kwacha 2007


Chisumulu Island 5 Kwacha 2007

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Chisumulu Island (4,000 inhabitants) is the smaller of two inhabited islands in Lake Malawi (being Likoma Island the larger one). Both these islands lie just a few kilometres from Mozambique, and are entirely surrounded by Mozambican territorial waters, but belong to Malawi. They are therefore exclaves of Malawi. This came about because the islands were colonised by Anglican missionaries spreading east from Malawi, rather than by the Portuguese who colonised Mozambique.

Additional product information

Year 2,007
Material Copper-Nickel
Condition UNC
Denomination 5 kwacha
Mintage Unknown
Diámeter (mm) 38

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