Kapiri Mposhi
in Central Province, Zambia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.971 and 28.670 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 58' 17" and E 28° 40' 11"
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: 11:16 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 5:44 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: 2024-05-20 08:01:38

Touring Kapiri Mposhi

Kapiri Mposhi in Central Province with it's 37,942 residents is a town located in Zambia about 102 mi (or 165 km) north of Lusaka, the country's capital place.

Time in Kapiri Mposhi is now 11:16 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Kapiri Mposhi. The closest airport in Zambia is Ndola Airport in a distance of 67 mi (or 108 km), North. 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 52 mi (or 83 km).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 27%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 3% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

25°C (76 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

25°C (78 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle 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.

Kapiri Mposhi

Kapiri Mposhi is a small town in Zambia. Located north of Lusaka, it stands on the Great North Road and is significant for the railway connection between Zambia Railways line from Kitwe to Lusaka and Livingstone and western terminal (New Kapiri Mposhi) of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority from Dar-es-Salaam since 1976. Kapiri Mposhi has two railways stations, a TAZARA Railway station that connects it to Dar-es-Salaam and a Zambia Railways stations that connects it to Lusaka and Livingstone.

Located at -13.9667, 28.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Zambia, Populated places in Zambia, Central Province, Zambia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kapiri Imposhi, Kapiri Mposhi