in Central Province, Zambia

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Location Summary
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: 03:05 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:23 am and 5:45 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.362 and -154.970 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zambia in Eastern Africa

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: 2024-05-24 08:16:39

Discover Chibombo

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 03:05 PM (Friday). 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: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

26°C (79 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 27th of May 2024

24°C (76 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

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World Bicycle Relief - Africa Rides 2012

Published: June 09, 2012
Length: 01:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dirk Gerbes

hand over ceremony Nanswinsa Basic School, Zambia.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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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.

Located at -14.6833, 28.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
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Populated places in Zambia

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.

Located at -14.658, 28.073 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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2013 in Zambia, 2013 road accidents, Central Province, Zambia, Road accidents in Zambia

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