Nkhotakota
in Nkhotakota District of Central Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-12.927 and 34.296 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -12° 55' 38" and E 34° 17' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kwacha - MWK
Spoken languages:
Nyanja
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:13 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:49 am and 5:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pualaa
References
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Delve into Nkhotakota

Nkhotakota in Nkhotakota District (Central Region) with it's 24,865 habitants is located in Malawi about 80 mi (or 128 km) north-east of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Current time in Nkhotakota is now 09:13 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Nkhotakota. The closest airport in Malawi is Dwangwa Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 49 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 54 mi (or 87 km), South.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ntchisi, Dowa, Kasungu, Salima and Chipyela. 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: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1014.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 67% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Videos from this area

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Prosjekt Malawi UB - oppfølgingstur 2014

Published: March 17, 2015
Length: 25:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Torgeir Halvorsen

Filmen er laget av June Osland Melvær og Maria Heimsæter etter at de var på oppfølgingsreise til Nkhotakota, Malawi i april og mai 2014. Den viser noen få av de mange aktivitetene som...


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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.

Viphya Mountains

Viphya Mountains are located in central Malawi. The spine of the mountains runs parallel to Lake Malawi.

Located at -13.0647, 34.1911 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
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Mountain ranges of Malawi


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kota Kota, Nkhotakota, نخوتاکوتا, 은코타코타, 恩科塔科塔