in Southern Region, Malawi

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-15.787 and 35.030 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -15° 47' 13" and E 35° 1' 49"
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: 09:32 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 5:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Discover Makata

Makata in Southern Region is a place in Malawi about 151 mi (or 243 km) south-east of Lilongwe, the country's capital city.

Current time in Makata is now 09:32 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Makata. The closest airport in Malawi is Chileka International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 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: Blantyre, Chiradzulu, Thyolo, Chikwawa and Zomba. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1024.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 84% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 17th of July 2019

24°C (75 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Scattered clouds, calm.

Thursday, 18th of July 2019

24°C (75 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 19th of July 2019

26°C (78 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Few clouds, calm.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Protea Hotel Blantyre Ryalls

1,8 mi
2 Hannover Avenue

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Huntingdon House, Blantyre, Malawi - © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: July 30, 2011
Length: 57:54 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika - Besuchen Sie das traditionelle Huntingdon House 30km von Blantyre entfernt während Ihrer Malawi Reise. Das historische Satemwa Tea Estate, auf welchem ...

The Little Dreamer - Documentary by AECDM

Published: October 23, 2014
Length: 34:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Association of Early Childhood Development in

The Little Dreamer” - a documentary by the Association of Early Childhood Development in Malawi (AECDM) shows how children in the rural communities of Blantyre district access early childhood...

Times Courier TVC.avi

Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 26:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andrew Kamwendo

TVC for Malawi's fastest growing courier service company "Times Courier", a sister company to Blantyre Print & Publishing Co. LTD. Simple, slick, no voices nothing,,,

旅する鈴木476:Going to Malawi @Malawi

Published: February 18, 2014
Length: 32:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 旅する鈴木 | TabisuruSUZUKI

Two years and a couple of months. We've only been 21 countries and just entered the 22nd, Malawi. I know it's taking too long but anyway, I am here in Malawi. All of a sudden, after I crossed...

We are teachers - sneak preview

Published: March 13, 2015
Length: 16:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: posthelion

An advance look at something from the OU/Catcher Media supported participatory video production: "We are teachers". Crank up your sound (it was recorded for video, not audio) and enjoy what...

Malawi National Lottery TVC.flv

Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 06:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Andrew Kamwendo

Feeling lucky,,,!?


Published: August 27, 2014
Length: 27:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Vivek Ganesan


Leasing & Finance Co. Ltd TVC

Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 01:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andrew Kamwendo

A hurried job,,,but no hurried $$$,,,!!! sitipanga zimenezo!

Full product portfolio film

Published: March 24, 2011
Length: 39:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: One Difference

Filmed in Malawi, March 2011, this film demonstrates the leading like-for-like products in the One range.

SAFE-UK - Easter 2012 Trip

Published: July 03, 2013
Length: 30:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5

SAFE-UK supports rural communities in Malawi. SAFE-UK believes that education is a right for all children and is the main way for them to break free from the cycle of extreme poverty, by gaining...

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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.

Southern Region, Malawi

The Southern Region of Malawi, population 5,876,784(2008), covers an area of 31,753 km². Its capital city is Blantyre. Of the 28 districts in Malawi, 13 are located within the Southern Region They are: Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Machinga, Mangochi, Mulanje, Mwanza, Neno, Nsanje, Phalombe, Thyolo, and Zomba.

Located at -15.6667, 34.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Malawi, Regions of Malawi, Southern Region, Malawi

Chiradzulu District

Chiradzulu is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi. The capital is Chiradzulu. The district covers an area of 767 km. ² and has a population of 236,050. Chiradzulu contains five National Assembly constituencies: Chiradzulo-West, Chiradzulu - East, Chiradzulu-Central, Chiradzulu-North and Chiradzulu-South. Since the 2009 general election all of these constituencies have been represented by politicians from the Democratic Progressive Party.

Located at -15.7, 35.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Malawi, Southern Region, Malawi

Kamuzu Stadium

Kamuzu Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Blantyre, Malawi. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 40,000. Originally named Langley Stadium during colonial era, it was named Kamuzu Stadium, after Malawi's first President, Hastings Kamuzu Banda, when Malawi got independence from Britain.

Located at -15.7989, 35.0345 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Malawi, National stadiums, Blantyre, Multi-purpose stadiums

Chichiri Museum

The Chichiri Museum, also known as the Museum of Malawi, is a historical and cultural museum located in Blantyre, Malawi.

Located at -15.8033, 35.0383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Malawi, Blantyre

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