These maps are advertisements for products and services provided by Malawi businesses. Compared with
today's intense color-laden advertising these seem quite innocent. Note in both maps the clustering of
locations in the southern half of the country which indicates the relative lack of commercial activity in the
This map shows the location of Mobil gas (petrol) stations throughout Malawi in 1971.
This map shows the location of Barclays Bank branches throughout Malawi in 1971.