Choma
in Choma District of Southern Province, Zambia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.809 and 26.987 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 48' 32" and E 26° 59' 14"
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: 04:28 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 6:03 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.362 and -154.970 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kaimu
References
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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: 2022-08-17 08:08:07

Delve into Choma

Choma in Choma District (Southern Province) with it's 46,746 habitants is a town located in Zambia about 130 mi (or 209 km) south-west of Lusaka, the country's capital town.

Time in Choma is now 04:28 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Choma. The closest airport in Zambia is Ngoma Airport in a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls in a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km), North-West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Livingstone, Lusaka, Lupane, Kabwe and Katima Mulilo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 13%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 19th of August 2022

30°C (86 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 20th of August 2022

23°C (74 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 21st of August 2022

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

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Driving through Choma, Zambia

Published: October 25, 2009
Length: 01:13 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: beththebookworm

A view of the drive out of Choma towards Livingstone. Choma is a small market town in Zambia's Southern Province.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Choma

Choma is a market town in the Southern Province of Zambia, lying on the main road and railway from Lusaka to Livingstone. It is home to a small museum dedicated to the cultural heritage of the Tonga people of southern Zambia. The population of Choma is said to be about 40,000 people and it serves as the commercial hub for the central region of the province. The Nkanga River Conservation Area lies nearby. Choma is also the headquarters of a district of the same name.

Located at -16.8167, 26.975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Choma