in Niassa Province, Mozambique

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-12.701 and 34.811 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -12° 42' 3" and E 34° 48' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Metical - MZN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:40 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Maputo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:54 am and 5:36 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mozambique in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Mozambique.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mozambique. Last Update: 2022-08-14 08:13:43

Discover Lago

Lago in Niassa Province is a city in Mozambique about 928 mi (or 1,493 km) north of Maputo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Lago is now 05:40 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Maputo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Lago. The closest is airport we know is Likoma Island Airport in Malawi in a distance of 43 mi (or 69 km). The closest airport in Mozambique is Lichinga Airport in a distance of 50 mi (or 69 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Chongoni Rock-Art Area in Malawi at a distance of 78 mi (or 126 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nkhotakota, Chipyela, Lichinga, Salima and Nkhata Bay. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 13% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 16th of August 2022

26°C (79 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 17th of August 2022

26°C (78 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 18th of August 2022

27°C (80 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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Nkwichi Lodge, Malawisee, Mosambik - © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: January 07, 2011
Length: 11:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika - Entdecken Sie Malawi und seine Vielfalt mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.

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Published: November 07, 2009
Length: 44:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: orestesnaboo

Desde Julio a Septiembre estuve trabajando en la Comunidad de Metangula con Nianyas, gente buena, amable y amistosa. Aprendí mucho... y ahora parte de mi corazón también es Nianya.

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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.


Metangula is a small town on the shores of Lake Niassa, 150 kilometers from the provincial capital of Lichinga in Niassa Province, Mozambique. A few kilometers north of Metangula lies the beautiful sand beach of Chuanga. The main agricultural crops from the area are cassava and Vigna beans (feijāo nhemba).

Located at -12.7, 34.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Mozambique, Niassa Province

Lago District

Lago District is a district of Niassa Province in north-western Mozambique. The principal town is Metangula. Lago District is bordered to the west by Lake Nyasa, on the south by Lichinga, on the east by Sanga District. Lago shares its northern boundary with Tanzania. Area: 6,438 km. Population: 55, 892 (1997 Census) Population density: 8.7 people/km (1997)

Located at -12.7, 34.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Districts of Mozambique, Niassa Province

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