in Mzimba District of Northern Region, Malawi

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-11.368 and 33.881 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -11° 22' 6" and E 33° 52' 51"
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: 07:31 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 5:39 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: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Malawi.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malawi. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Explore Ekwendeni

Ekwendeni in Mzimba District (Northern Region) is located in Malawi about 180 mi (or 289 km) north of Lilongwe, the country's capital.

Local time in Ekwendeni is now 07:31 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Ekwendeni. The closest airport in Malawi is Mzuzu Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 17 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mzuzu, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay, Mzimba and Chipyela. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 22% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 1st of August 2021

23°C (74 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 2nd of August 2021

25°C (76 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 3rd of August 2021

24°C (76 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Vimbuza - Mental Health in Malawi

Published: May 15, 2014
Length: 36:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rick Smits

De trailer voor de documentaire die wij als afstudeerproject maken, over geestelijke gezondheidszorg in Malawi.

Carpentry and Joinery Workshop at Ekwendeni, Malawi

Published: June 12, 2009
Length: 05:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yewochomene

The Carpentry and Joinery Workshop at Ekwendeni, Malawi, is just one of the many projects operated by the Synod of Livingstonia (Church of Cental Africa Presbyterian). Students take a two-year...

Ekwendeni Hospital: clothes for babies

Published: April 23, 2009
Length: 59:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yewochomene

Sister Esther, matron of Ekwendeni Hospital, talks about the importance of practical gifts sent to the hospital by well-wishers. These gifts are used in their efforts to care for the sick and...

Ekwendeni Hospital: Nutrition & Resuscitation Unit

Published: April 24, 2009
Length: 58:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: yewochomene

The Nutrition and Resuscitation Unit at Ekwendeni Hospital provides care for malnourished children in the area and beyond. Local voluntary groups work to raise money to pay for food supplements...

Operating theatres at Ekwendeni Hospital

Published: August 04, 2009
Length: 45:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: yewochomene

There are two operating theatres at Ekwendeni Hospital, for major and minor procedures. While the hospital's medical staff are able to to do procedures such as caesarians, more complex operations...

Ekwendeni Hospital's Grainbank

Published: June 15, 2009
Length: 26:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: yewochomene

In its work to eliminate malnutrition in and around Ekwendeni, the mission hospital built a grainbank where food can be stored for times when it becomes scarce. Esther Kawerama shows us round.

Cupping coffee in Mzuzu, Malawi

Published: February 17, 2019
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mikhail Sebastian

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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.


Ekwendeni is a town in the Northern Region of Malawi. It lies about 20 kilometres from Mzuzu, in the Mzimba district. Ekwendeni was started by Scottish missionaries. It has one of the oldest churches in Malawi belonging to the Malawi equivalent of the Church of Scotland. The hospital began in the 1890s as a ministry of the Free Church of Scotland.

Located at -11.3667, 33.8833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Malawi, Northern Region, Malawi


Engcongolweni is a village about 22 kilometres North-West of Mzuzu along the M1, in the Mzimba district of Malawi.

Located at -11.3333, 33.8833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Malawi, Northern Region, Malawi

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