in Central Province, Zambia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-14.447 and 28.446 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -14° 26' 48" and E 28° 26' 47"
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: 01:12 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 5:56 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: 2024-04-19 08:03:45

Delve into Kabwe

Kabwe in Central Province with it's 188,979 habitants is located in Zambia about 67 mi (or 108 km) north of Lusaka, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kabwe is now 01:12 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Kabwe. The closest airport in Zambia is Lusaka International Airport in a distance of 61 mi (or 98 km), South. 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 67 mi (or 108 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lusaka, Ndola, Chingola, Choma and Lubumbashi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 85% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

27°C (81 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

27°C (81 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

26°C (80 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

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Car Guys Care TV Kabwe Promo

Published: June 05, 2010
Length: 08:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CarGuysCare

Car Guys Care TV in Africa. Featuring future factory site in Kabwe, Zambia. Car Guys Care: Drive a Great Car... Change the World!

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Kabwe is the capital of the Zambian Central Province with a population estimated at 202,914 at the 2010 census. Formerly named Broken Hill, it was founded when the Broken Hill lead and zinc deposits were discovered in 1902. Kabwe also has a claim to being the birthplace of Zambian politics. It is an important transportation and mining centre.

Located at -14.4333, 28.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kabwe, Central Province, Zambia, Provincial capitals in Zambia, Populated places in Zambia, Districts of Zambia, Mining communities in Africa, Mining in Zambia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Broken Hill, Kabwe, كابوي, Горад Кабвэ, Кабуе, QKE, カブウェ, 카브웨, Kabvė, Кабве, کابوے, 卡布韦