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Nyanja is a language of Malawi. Roughly 59% of the population there speak it as a first language.

Nyanja (or Chichewa) is spoken by between 9 and 10 million people in Central Africa. The majority are in Malawi, and other sizeable numbers are found in the east of Zambia, in the in the provinces of Tete and Niassa in north of Mozambique, and in Zimbabwe.

Territory size shows the proportion of all people who speak Nyanja as a first language that live in that territory.

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