in Chingola District of Copperbelt Province, Zambia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-12.529 and 27.884 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -12° 31' 44" and E 27° 53' 1"
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: 12:15 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 5:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.021 and -155.580 (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: 2024-05-28 08:22:27

Touring Chingola

Chingola in Chingola District (Copperbelt Province) with it's 148,564 residents is a town located in Zambia about 201 mi (or 323 km) north of Lusaka, the country's capital place.

Time in Chingola is now 12:15 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Chingola. The closest airport in Zambia is Chingola Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 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 153 mi (or 247 km). Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ndola, Lubumbashi, Solwezi, Mansa and Kabwe. 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 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 33%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

25°C (78 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Protea Hotel Chingola

1,3 mi
Kabundi Road
10101 Chingola

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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[LIVE WEBCAST REPLAY] Dr Chilala on Preparing well for Retirement in Zambia

Published: April 30, 2014
Length: 02:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ChingolaLive

Dr CHEELA FK CHILALA motivational talk on Working hard and preparing well for Retirement. In a LIVE webcast from Classy Restaurant, Chingola he presents the ...

[LIVE Webcast] Book Distribution, New Life Mission Zambia

Published: April 11, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ChingolaLive

[LIVE Webcast] Book Distribution, New Life Mission Zambia. Giving FREE Christian books to Teacher students at Lubuto Trust College, Chingola Zambia.

Types of Business. Phalahni Moyo Author & Expert in Zambia on forms of Business

Published: July 15, 2012
Length: 41:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ExpertInZambia

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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.


Chingola is a city in Zambia's Copperbelt Province, the country's copper-mining region, with a population of 157,340 (2008 census). It is the home of Nchanga Copper Mine, a deep-shaft high-grade content copper mining operation, which subsequently (in the 1960s) led to the development of two open pit operations, Chingola Open Pit and then Nchanga Open Pit (the latter being the second largest open cast mine in the world).

Located at -12.5333, 27.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Zambia, Populated places established in 1943

Nchanga Stadium

Nchanga Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Chingola, Zambia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for Nchanga Rangers. The stadium holds 20,000 people.

Located at -12.5425, 27.8464 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Zambia

Nchanga Mines

The Nchanga mines are a group of copper mineing operations near the municipal town of Chingola in Zambia.

Located at -12.5131, 27.8542 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Surface mines in Zambia

Shinde Stadium

Shinde Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Mufulira, Zambia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for Mufulira Wanderers F.C.. The stadium holds 5,000 people.

Located at -12.5425, 27.8464 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Zambia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chingola, شينغولا, Чингола, CGJ, チンゴラ, 칭골라, Čingola, چنگولا, 欽戈拉