in North-East District, Botswana
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -20.625 and 27.449 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -20° 37' 28" and E 27° 26' 55"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pula - BWP
- Spoken languages:
- English, Tswana
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:31 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Gaborone
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:16 am and 6:15 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Vacationland Hawaii
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Masunga in North-East District with it's 3,639 inhabitants is located in Botswana about 295 mi (or 475 km) north of Gaborone, the country's capital.
Local time in Masunga is now 03:31 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Gaborone with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Masunga. The closest airport in Botswana is Francistown Airport in a distance of 37 mi (or 60 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Khami Ruins National Monument in Zimbabwe at a distance of 81 mi (or 130 km).
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Francistown, Bulawayo, Gwanda, Lupane and Serowe. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Masunga is one of Bakalanga settlements located in the North-East District of Botswana. The village is the Headquarters of the North East District. The nearest city is Francistown which is +/- 120 km (74.5 mi). The Chief of the region is Thabo Maruje Masunga who recently took over from his uncle Christopher Masunga. Near Masunga lie the hills of Dombo Shaba, that hold a ruined outpost of the Kalanga Empire,more like Great Zimbabwe.
Mapoka is a small village in the North-East District of Botswana. Its neighboring villages are Nlakhwane, Moroka, and Masukwane. The 2001 population and housing census put its population at 1,540. There is one primary school and one secondary school in the village. Mapoka Primary School is famous nationally for being one of the oldest in the country and for having educated some of the country's most prominent figures.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Masunga.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: