in Mwanza District of Southern Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-15.603 and 34.525 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -15° 36' 9" and E 34° 31' 29"
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: 04:07 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 5:29 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: 2024-07-23 08:23:02

Delve into Mwanza

Mwanza in Mwanza District (Southern Region) with it's 11,379 habitants is located in Malawi about 123 mi (or 198 km) south-east of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mwanza is now 04:07 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mwanza. The closest airport in Malawi is Chileka International Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 49 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Lake Malawi National Park in a distance of 116 mi (or 186 km), North.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Neno, Chikwawa, Blantyre, Makata and Chiradzulu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 17%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

26°C (78 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

27°C (80 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

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.

Mwanza, Malawi

Mwanza is a town in Malawi on the border with Mozambique. It is the administrative headquarters for Mwanza District. It has about 10,000 inhabitants and lies on the important road from Blantyre to Tete in Mozambique. The road has a one-lane bridge over the Shire River at Mpatamanga Gorge.

Located at -15.6097, 34.5225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Malawi, Southern Region, Malawi

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Mwanza.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: