in Dowa District of Central Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.653 and 33.939 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 39' 12" and E 33° 56' 19"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kwacha - MWK
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:31 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 5:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Malawi in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Malawi.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malawi. Last Update: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Delve into Dowa

Dowa in Dowa District (Central Region) is located in Malawi about 24 mi (or 39 km) north-east of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Current time in Dowa is now 07:31 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Dowa. The closest airport in Malawi is Lilongwe International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Malawi is Chongoni Rock-Art Area in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dowa, Ntchisi, Lilongwe, Salima and Kasungu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

25°C (78 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024

26°C (78 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 24th of April 2024

26°C (79 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

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Published: November 03, 2013
Length: 28:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: moataz ali

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Published: February 27, 2008
Length: 26:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ashden

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MALAWI Faiths Act Expedition - Malaria in Africa, on the ground

Published: January 13, 2010
Length: 04:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mtweed1

In summer 2009, young leaders of faith took a trip to Malawi to see what was going on around healthcare, and the effect of malaria. We came back to our countries, USA, Canada and the UK, and...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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for the village in Nepal see Dowa, Nepal For the Dowa meteorite of 1976, see meteorite falls. Dowa Dowa is located in MalawiDowaDowa Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:13|40|S|33|55|E|type:city(6176)_region:MW|| | |name= }} Country 22x20px Malawi Region Central Region District Dowa District Population (2008)  • Total 6,176 Time zone +2 Dowa is a town located in the Central Region of Malawi. It is the administrative capital of Dowa District.

Located at -13.6667, 33.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
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