Shiwa Ngandu
in Muchinga Province, Zambia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-11.201 and 31.734 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -11° 12' 4" and E 31° 44' 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: 07:38 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 5:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.458 and -154.844 (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: 2024-06-22 08:14:24

Discover Shiwa Ngandu

Shiwa Ngandu in Muchinga Province is a place in Zambia about 372 mi (or 598 km) north-east of Lusaka, the country's capital city.

Current time in Shiwa Ngandu is now 07:38 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Shiwa Ngandu. The closest airport in Zambia is Kasama Airport in a distance of 79 mi (or 128 km), North-West. 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, Rumphi and Chitipa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 3% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 24th of June 2024

22°C (72 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

22°C (71 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2024

22°C (72 °F)
14°C (57 °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.

Shiwa Ngandu

Shiwa Ngandu (also spelled Shiwa Ng'andu) is a grand English-style country house and estate in the Northern Province of Zambia, about 12 km west of the Tanzam highway and half-way between Mpika and Chinsali. Its name is based on a small lake nearby, Lake Ishiba Ng'andu which in the Bemba language means 'lake of the royal crocodile'. The house itself is also known as "Shiwa House".

Located at -11.2, 31.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Zambia

Lake Ishiba Ng'andu

Lake Ishiba Ng'andu is a picturesque lake very close to the watershed between the Luangwa and Chambeshi River basins in the Northern Province of Zambia, and just on the Chambeshi side. Its name in the Bemba language means 'lake of the royal crocodile'. Though small by central African standards, being about 5 km long and up to 1.5 km wide, it is widely known locally and, more recently, internationally.

Located at -11.2333, 31.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
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Lakes of Zambia

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Shiwa Ngandu