in Mangochi District of Southern Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-14.478 and 35.264 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -14° 28' 41" and E 35° 15' 52"
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: 03:28 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:00 am and 5:55 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: 2022-11-30 08:15:39

Delve into Mangochi

Mangochi in Mangochi District (Southern Region) with it's 40,236 habitants is located in Malawi about 105 mi (or 169 km) east of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mangochi is now 03:28 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mangochi. The closest airport in Malawi is Mangochi Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 1 km), South-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 44 mi (or 70 km), North-West.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 1st of December 2022

30°C (86 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 2nd of December 2022

31°C (88 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 3rd of December 2022

31°C (89 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

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Published: October 28, 2009
Length: 12:26 min
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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Mangochi is a township in the Southern Region of Malawi. Located near the southern end of Lake Malawi, in colonial times it used to be called Fort Johnston. As of 2008 it has a population of 51,429.

Located at -14.4667, 35.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Malawi

Mangochi District

Mangochi is a district in the Southern Region of Malawi. The capital is Mangochi. The district covers an area of 6,273 km. ² and has a population of 610,239. Mangochi contains thirteen National Assembly constituencies. Since the 2009 general election these constituencies have been represented by politicians from a mix of political parties. The Mangochi District is a real hub of commerce. It is a transit point, with roads leading to all areas of Malawi and Mozambique to the east.

Located at -14.5, 35.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
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Districts of Malawi, Southern Region, Malawi

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fort Johnston, Mponda, Mangoche, Mangochi, MAI, Мангочи