in North-Western Province, Zambia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-12.169 and 26.389 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -12° 10' 7" and E 26° 23' 21"
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: 08:16 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:17 am and 6:35 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: 2024-03-02 08:21:20

Delve into Solwezi

Solwezi in North-Western Province with it's 4,846 habitants is located in Zambia about 257 mi (or 414 km) north-west of Lusaka, the country's capital town.

Current time in Solwezi is now 08:16 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Solwezi. The closest airport in Zambia is Solwesi Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), 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: Lubumbashi, Chingola, Kolwezi, Ndola and Mansa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 47% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 4th of March 2024

28°C (83 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 5th of March 2024

27°C (80 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 6th of March 2024

27°C (81 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

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Smack-G BoyZ In Solwezi

Published: March 18, 2015
Length: 00:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gilbert Kabuka

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia. Solwezi has approximately 65,000 inhabitants at an elevation of 1235 m above sea level. Kaonde is the largest tribe represented in Solwezi, but you can also find large numbers of Lunda and Luvale speaking people.

Located at -12.1833, 26.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Northwestern Province, Zambia, Provincial capitals in Zambia, Populated places in Zambia

Solwezi Airport

Solwezi Airport is an airport near the T5 motorway in Solwezi, Zambia.

Located at -12.1742, 26.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Zambia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Solwezi, Солуези, Σολουέζι, SLI, ソルウェジ, 솔웨지, Solvezis, Солвези, Solwesi, Солвезі, سولویزی, 索盧韋齊