in Dowa District of Central Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.532 and 33.740 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 31' 54" and E 33° 44' 24"
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: 03:24 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:45 am and 6:11 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: 2024-02-22 08:21:11

Delve into Mponela

Mponela in Dowa District (Central Region) with it's 11,222 habitants is a city located in Malawi about 30 mi (or 49 km) north of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mponela is now 03:24 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Mponela. The closest airport in Malawi is Lilongwe International Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 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 in Malawi is Chongoni Rock-Art Area in a distance of 38 mi (or 61 km), East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 26% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 23rd of February 2024

29°C (84 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

26°C (78 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

29°C (84 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

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Published: October 16, 2012
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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Mponela is a town in Dowa District in the Central Region of Malawi.

Located at -13.5167, 33.7167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
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Populated places in Malawi

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Mponela.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: