in Mzimba District of Northern Region, Malawi

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-11.466 and 34.021 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -11° 27' 56" and E 34° 1' 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: 11:37 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:54 am and 5:26 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: 2024-05-23 08:16:57

Delve into Mzuzu

Mzuzu in Mzimba District (Northern Region) with it's 175,345 habitants is located in Malawi about 174 mi (or 279 km) north of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mzuzu is now 11:37 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mzuzu. The closest airport in Malawi is Mzuzu Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-West. 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: Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Mzimba, Chipyela and Nkhotakota. 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 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 24th of May 2024

25°C (76 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

25°C (76 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

25°C (76 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Palace Hotel

0,6 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

0,3 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

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...

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Malawi, Mzuzu

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kaningina, مزوزو, Μζούζου, Mzuzo, ZZU, ムズズ, 음주주, Мзузу, 姆祖祖