in Mzimba District of Northern Region, Malawi

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-11.459 and 34.010 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -11° 27' 32" and E 34° 0' 34"
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: 06:31 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 5:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
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

Discover Katoto

Katoto in Mzimba District (Northern Region) is a place in Malawi about 174 mi (or 280 km) north of Lilongwe, the country's capital city.

Current time in Katoto is now 06:31 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Katoto. The closest airport in Malawi is Mzuzu Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mzuzu, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Mzimba and Chipyela. 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 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 5% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 5th of August 2021

25°C (77 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 6th of August 2021

26°C (78 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 7th of August 2021

26°C (79 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Palace Hotel

0,4 mi
P.O. Box 636

Time Information

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

Sunbird Mzuzu

1,2 mi
Viphya Drive

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Solar Rope Pump, Malawi, Blog 4. WATER!!!

Published: November 14, 2008
Length: 31:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Cai J Williams

The successful prototype solar powered rope pump paid for by Solar Aid, IMechE and EWB and installed at Mzuzu University in the north of Malawi, October 2008. More info at ...

Wells for Zoë installing a pump in Malawi

Published: July 08, 2014
Length: 35:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: itsThemuRR

Water is Life http://www.wellsforzoe.org.

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.

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...

Cupping coffee in Mzuzu, Malawi

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


Published: February 05, 2018
Length: 28:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Emmanuel Kbanda

Step@ a 1 time.

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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.

Nkhata Bay District

Nkhata Bay is a district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The capital is Nkhata Bay. The district covers an area of 4,071 km. ² and has a population of 164,761. Nkhata Bay District houses the charity group Ripple Africa in Mwaya and the charity Temwa, in Usisya. {{#invoke: Navbox | navbox }} {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|30|S|34|00|E|region:MW_type:adm1st|| |primary |name= }}

Located at -11.5, 34 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Malawi, Northern Region, Malawi

Mzuzu Airport

Mzuzu Airport is an airport serving Mzuzu, the capital city of the Northern Region of the Republic of Malawi.

Located at -11.4447, 34.0117 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Malawi, Mzuzu

Mzuzu University

Mzuzu University is one of the principal universities of Malawi. The school is located in Mzuzu, in the northern region of Malawi. It was founded in 1997 and accepted its first students in 1999. Professor Peter Mwanza, who later entered politics and became a cabinet minister, was active in establishing the university. He was Chairman of the University Council, and later Vice Chancellor.

Located at -11.422, 33.9932 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1997 establishments in Malawi, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Forestry education, Mzuzu, Universities in Malawi