Mpika
in Muchinga Province, Zambia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-11.834 and 31.453 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -11° 50' 3" and E 31° 27' 10"
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: 04:42 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:58 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.458 and -154.844 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pohoiki
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zambia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 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: 2020-03-31 07:22:27

Delve into Mpika

Mpika in Muchinga Province with it's 28,445 habitants is located in Zambia about 326 mi (or 524 km) north-east of Lusaka, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mpika is now 04:42 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mpika. The closest airport in Zambia is Mfuwe Airport in a distance of 104 mi (or 167 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chinsali, Kasama, Mzimba, Chipata and Kasungu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 66% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 1st of April 2020

24°C (75 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 2nd of April 2020

21°C (70 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 3rd of April 2020

19°C (66 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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EPF Angola - #38 - Visiting Zambian families Part 1

Published: October 28, 2013
Length: 55:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bussing Africa

During the 4 Months of BUSSING AFRICA the Teacher Training Students from ADPP Angola were staying with rural area families in Zambia. Join them on the first day when they were distributed 2...


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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.

Mpika

Mpika is a town in the Northern Province of Zambia, lying at the junction of the Great North Road to Kasama and Mbala and the Tanzam Highway to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It also has a railway station on the TAZARA Railway about 5 km away. Mpika is situated between the Muchinga Escarpment to the east and vast Miombo plains to the west. The town has an estimated population of 40,000 inhabitants (2008), while the district population is estimated 150,000 inhabitants.

Located at -11.8583, 31.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Zambia


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mpika, Мпика, ムピカ