in Central Province, Zambia
- Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas (Unesco heritage, 95 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -14.657 and 28.071 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -14° 39' 24" and E 28° 4' 14"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Kwacha - ZMW
- Spoken languages:
- English, Nyanja
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:23 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:29 am and 6:26 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 19.362 and -154.970 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Zambia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Zambia. Last Update: 2023-12-04 08:25:54
Chibombo in Central Province with it's 4,477 citizens is a town in Zambia about 54 mi (or 87 km) north of Lusaka, the country's capital city.
Current time in Chibombo is now 11:23 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Chibombo. The closest airport in Zambia is Lusaka International Airport in a distance of 53 mi (or 85 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas in Zimbabwe at a distance of 95 mi (or 153 km).
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kabwe, Lusaka, Ndola, Chingola and Choma. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F
|Morning Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Evening Temperature||34°C / 92 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 71% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Tuesday, 5th of December 2023
32°C (90 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Wednesday, 6th of December 2023
34°C (93 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 7th of December 2023
32°C (89 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
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Chibombo is a town in the Central Province of Zambia, and is headquarters of Chibombo District. The town lies near the Lukanga Swamp. It is 95 km north of Lusaka and 45 km south-west of Kabwe on the Great North Road. On February 7, 2013, a bus collided with two cars near Chibombo and Chisamba, killing 53 people. It is considered to be one of the worst road accidents in Zambian history.
Chibombo bus crash
On February 7, 2013, a bus collided with a semi-truck and a sport utility vehicle on the Great North Road, between the towns of Chibombo and Kabwe in the Central Province of Zambia, resulting in the deaths of 49 of the 73 persons on the bus, and of the truck driver and his assistant. A further 28 people were injured. The crash was one of the worst in the history of Zambia, and was compared to a 2005 bus accident in which 38 high school students died and another 50 were seriously injured.
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