in Southern Province, Zambia

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.498 and 27.607 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 29' 51" and E 27° 36' 24"
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: 02:23 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 5:43 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: 2023-06-09 08:01:32

Explore Gwembe

Gwembe in Southern Province with it's 2,052 inhabitants is a city in Zambia about 88 mi (or 141 km) south-west of Lusaka, the country's capital.

Local time in Gwembe is now 02:23 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Gwembe. The closest is airport we know is Kariba International Airport in Zimbabwe in a distance of 85 mi (or 136 km). The closest airport in Zambia is Lusaka International Airport in a distance of 98 mi (or 136 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: Choma, Lusaka, Livingstone, Kabwe and Lupane. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 19%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 37% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Sunday, 11th of June 2023

27°C (81 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 12th of June 2023

26°C (79 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 13th of June 2023

26°C (79 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

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.


Gwembe is a small town in Southern Province of Zambia with a population of about 2000 people. It is the largest town in Gwembe District which on Lake Kariba between Siavonga and Sinazongwe Districts. It used to be the District Headquarters until it moved to Munyumbwe some 30 km east of the town. One of the main agricultural activities in this district is cotton growing. The town has a cotton ginnery plant which provides a lot of employment to the residents.

Located at -16.5, 27.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Zambia, Cities in Zambia

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