in Muchinga Province, Zambia
- Mzuzu Airport (60 mi)
- Chelinda Malawi Airport (63 mi)
- Karonga Airport (101 mi)
- Dwangwa Airport (112 mi)
- Likoma Island Airport (123 mi)
- Kasungu Airport (126 mi)
- Kasama Airport (153 mi)
- Mbeya Airport (160 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -11.213 and 33.152 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -11° 12' 46" and E 33° 9' 7"
- 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: 09:50 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:51 am and 5:52 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 19.458 and -154.844 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2023-03-28 08:21:02
Chama in Muchinga Province with it's 4,061 inhabitants is a city in Zambia about 437 mi (or 703 km) north-east of Lusaka, the country's capital.
Local time in Chama is now 09:50 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 Chama. The closest is airport we know is Mzuzu Airport in Malawi in a distance of 60 mi (or 97 km). The closest airport in Zambia is Kasama Airport in a distance of 153 mi (or 97 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rumphi, Mzimba, Mzuzu, Nkhata Bay and Chinsali. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F
|Morning Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Evening Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||5%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 30th of March 2023
24°C (76 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 31st of March 2023
22°C (72 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 1st of April 2023
18°C (65 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
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.
Chama is a small town in the Eastern Province of Zambia, and is headquarters of Chama District. It is one of the most remote district headquarters in the country, lying just inside the eastern edge of the upper Luangwa Rift Valley, at the foot of the highlands dividing Zambia and Malawi. It is served by only one gravel road which comes from Lundazi and the provincial capital, Chipata, 300 km to the south.
Katete is a small town in the Eastern Province of Zambia, and is headquarters of Katete District. The town is at the foot of rocky hills which lie to its east, including Mpangwe Hill and Kangarema Hill, which rise to 1600 m and are surrounded by cultivated fields. It lies on the Great East Road about 90 km south-west of the provincial capital, Chipata at an elevation of 1060 m on the watershed between the middle Luangwa River and the Zambezi.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Chama.
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