in Lilongwe District of Central Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.967 and 33.787 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 58' 0" and E 33° 47' 14"
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: 03:03 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:59 am and 5:23 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: 2024-05-24 08:16:39

Delve into Lilongwe

Lilongwe in Lilongwe District (Central Region) with it's 646,750 habitants is a city located in Malawi. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Lilongwe is now 03:03 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Lilongwe. The closest airport in Malawi is Lilongwe International Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 20 km), North. 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 60 km), North-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

25°C (76 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

25°C (77 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 27th of May 2024

25°C (76 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sunbird Lilongwe

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P.O.Box 44

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Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
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Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


1,1 mi

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Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
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2,3 mi
00000 Lilongwe

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Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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Videos from this area

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Lilongwe Central & Crafts Market - Malawi, Africa

Published: May 20, 2013
Length: 15:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davidsbeenhere

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Lilongwe Wildlife Center - Malawi, Africa

Published: May 20, 2013
Length: 19:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davidsbeenhere

Check out our Malawi Country Guidebook here & David's Been Here takes us along for the trip...

Burly House, Lilongwe, Malawi - © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: July 24, 2011
Length: 34:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika - Besuchen Sie das Burly House in Lilongwe auf Ihrer Malawi Reise/Safari mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.

Dzukani with Lucius Banda: For Colored Girls Who Travel

Published: August 29, 2014
Length: 06:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: For Colored Girls Who Travel

Lucius Banda, Malawian pop start and current member of Parliament joins Dzukani, a cross cultural band at Chameleon's in Lilongwe, Malawi. (Jodi-Ann B., Summer 2014) Check out more of For...

Death to Mbuzi (Goat)

Published: July 27, 2013
Length: 27:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jason Mak

This video was taken during our mission trip to Lilongwe, Malawi with Children of the Nations in July 2013. The team and I had a cultural immersion experience, where we spent the day with different...

Cycling in Malawi, part 3

Published: April 13, 2012
Length: 33:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vakantiefietser

Eric Schuijt and Carla van Tatenhove are holiday cycling experts. They record their bicycle trips on HD video and high resolution photographs. This is part three of their journey of two months...

旅する鈴木480:Chicken in the room @Malawi

Published: March 21, 2014
Length: 00:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 旅する鈴木 | TabisuruSUZUKI

There are some chickens missing day by day at the motel in Lilongwe. I feel sorry for my wife who keeps feeding them with rice and breads everyday. Obviously they are eaten by the motel owner....

Genitive Absolute 1 Build up

Published: November 22, 2013
Length: 19:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Paul Nitz

Three videos labeled "Genitive Absolute" came from one 55 minute lesson. This video reviews vocabulary and the use of a Nominative Present Participle. 22 Nov 2013 Communicative Greek Class...

BERL Company Overview (2012)

Published: June 18, 2012
Length: 20:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: berndvandijk

Bio Energy Resources Ltd. | Fuelling a greener future | BERL is a company founded in Malawi with the aim of establishing a sustainable national bio fuel business in the country....

PV: Agriculture and Environment - Ulimi ndi Chilengedwe

Published: November 05, 2014
Length: 33:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kusamala Institute of Agriculture and Ecology

This Participatory Video has been made during a workshop in Nambuma Village, Malawi by the local farmers who are part of the Climate Smart Agriculture project. Read more about the workshop...

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