in Chikwawa District of Southern Region, Malawi

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.034 and 34.801 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 2' 0" and E 34° 48' 3"
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: 11:44 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:57 am and 5:16 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: 2024-05-20 08:01:38

Explore Chikwawa

Chikwawa in Chikwawa District (Southern Region) with it's 6,987 inhabitants is located in Malawi about 158 mi (or 254 km) south-east of Lilongwe, the country's capital.

Local time in Chikwawa is now 11:44 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Chikwawa. The closest airport in Malawi is Chileka International Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km), North-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: Blantyre, Makata, Thyolo, Chiradzulu and Mwanza. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 50% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

21°C (70 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

22°C (71 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

22°C (71 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken 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.


Chikwawa is a town located in the Southern Region of Malawi. It is the administrative capital of Chikwawa District.

Located at -16.035, 34.801 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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