in Eastern Province, Zambia
- Chongoni Rock-Art Area (Unesco heritage, 109 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -13.633 and 32.650 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -13° 37' 59" and E 32° 39' 0"
- 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: 08:07 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:02 am and 5:29 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Zambia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Zambia. Last Update: 2022-05-17 08:25:36
Chipata in Eastern Province with it's 85,963 citizens is a city in Zambia about 316 mi (or 509 km) north-east of Lusaka, the country's capital city.
Local time in Chipata is now 08:07 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Chipata. The closest airport in Zambia is Chipata Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), North-West. 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 Chongoni Rock-Art Area in Malawi at a distance of 109 mi (or 176 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mchinji, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Ntchisi and Dowa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F
|Morning Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Evening Temperature||20°C / 67 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1019 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 34% of sky|
|General Conditions||Scattered clouds|
Thursday, 19th of May 2022
25°C (78 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 20th of May 2022
26°C (79 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 21st of May 2022
27°C (80 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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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.
Chipata, population 98,416, is the capital of the Eastern Province of Zambia. Having a boma, a market, a hospital, a shopping centre and a number of schools, Chipata is the business and adminstrative hub that serves the region. The town boasts a golf course, an airstrip, a mosque, and even a "welcome arch". The two languages spoken are Nyanja and English, plus some Indian languages, as a large number of Zambian Indians live in the town.
Chizongwe Secondary School
Chizongwe Secondary School is a secondary (technical) school located north of Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia. It was founded in the 1950s as Fort Jameson Trades School. It is the only technical school in Eastern Province. During 1959 and 1960, Fort Jameson Trades School was involved in student protests against racial practices and the existence of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the latter being probed by the Monckton Commission.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Chipata.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fort Jameson, Chipata, Чипата, Τσιπάτα, CIP, 치파타, Čipata, چپاتا, 奇帕塔