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: 09:11 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 5:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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 09:11 PM (Thursday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1014.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

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

Aprovecho Research Centre, Southern Africa, Rocket Stoves - Ashden Award winner

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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Dowa District

Dowa is a district in the Central Region of Malawi. The capital is Dowa. The district covers an area of 3,041 km². and has a population of 411,387. The Chewas are the predominant ethnic group and Nyau dancing is one of the cultures left by the chewa ancestors, followed by Ngonis. These two groups are predominantly farming communities.

Located at -13.5833, 34 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
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Districts of Malawi, Central Region, Malawi


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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Populated places in Malawi

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