Balaka
in Balaka District of Southern Region, Malawi

How to get there and get around
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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-14.979 and 34.956 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -14° 58' 45" and E 34° 57' 20"
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: 03:19 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:26 am and 5:36 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pualaa
References
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

Delve into Balaka

Balaka in Balaka District (Southern Region) with it's 18,902 habitants is located in Malawi about 105 mi (or 169 km) south-east of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Current time in Balaka is now 03:19 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Balaka. The closest airport in Malawi is Mvuu Camp Airport in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), North-East. 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 70 mi (or 113 km), North.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ntcheu, Machinga, Neno, Zomba and Mangochi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 27th of September 2021

34°C (93 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 28th of September 2021

34°C (93 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 29th of September 2021

35°C (95 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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intervista doppia 5 - Commenti e saluti Finali

Published: October 27, 2008
Length: 58:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dedalo Marchetti

Intervista doppia a Padre Mario Pacifici e padre Piergiorgio Gamba delle rispettive missioni a Balaka in Malawi. 2 Padri monfortani con storie diverse che si sono incontrati in Malawi...


2 Bambo a confronto4 Padre Mario Pacifici, Piergiorgio Gamba

Published: October 26, 2008
Length: 03:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dedalo Marchetti

Intervista doppia a Padre Mario Pacifici e padre Piergiorgio Gamba delle rispettive missioni a Balaka in Malawi. 2 Padri monfortani con storie diverse che si sono incontrati in Malawi...


2 Bambo a confronto3 Padre Mario Pacifici, Piergiorgio Gamba

Published: October 25, 2008
Length: 15:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dedalo Marchetti

Intervista doppia a Padre Mario Pacifici e padre Piergiorgio Gamba delle rispettive missioni a Balaka in Malawi. 2 Padri monfortani con storie diverse che si sono incontrati in Malawi...


Jatropha Farming and Processing at Toleza Farms

Published: July 29, 2011
Length: 47:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TolezaFarms

Short video showing some Jatropha hedgerows at Toleza Farm along with some of the early Jatropha oil extraction activity and some other pictures of Jatropha plants across the farm.


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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Palaka, Balakas, Balaka, Балака