in Salima District of Central Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.993 and 34.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 59' 35" and E 34° 30' 56"
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: 10:35 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:36 am and 6:15 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: 2023-02-05 08:18:56

Touring Chipoka

Chipoka in Salima District (Central Region) with it's 4,346 residents is a town located in Malawi about 49 mi (or 79 km) east of Lilongwe, the country's capital place.

Time in Chipoka is now 10:35 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Chipoka. The closest airport in Malawi is Salima Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 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 Lake Malawi National Park in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 49% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 6th of February 2023

23°C (74 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 7th of February 2023

25°C (77 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 8th of February 2023

28°C (82 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

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.


Chipoka is a town located in the Central Region district of Salima, in Malawi. It is one of the main ports on Lake Malawi. Nearby towns and villages include Chaseta (7.8 mi), Ndembo (7.7 mi), Kalombola (5.6 mi), Lowe (5.6 mi), Mazenjele (5.6 mi), Chikanda (4.9 mi), Milala (4.9 mi), Mkangawi (4.9 mi), Mzembela (4.9 mi), Pemba (4.9 mi) and Kachindamoto(11.7 mi).

Located at -13.9667, 34.5 (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 Chipoka.

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