in Western Province, Zambia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-15.248 and 23.127 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -15° 14' 54" and E 23° 7' 38"
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: 01:23 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:45 am and 6:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.059 and -155.780 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hawaiian Ocean View Ranchos
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zambia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2022-05-25 07:36:31

Discover Mongu

Mongu in Western Province with it's 52,534 citizens is a place in Zambia about 344 mi (or 554 km) west of Lusaka, the country's capital city.

Current time in Mongu is now 01:23 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Mongu. The closest airport in Zambia is Mongu Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), East. 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: Katima Mulilo, Livingstone, Choma, Rundu and Solwezi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 20%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 26th of May 2022

28°C (82 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 27th of May 2022

27°C (81 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Utenlandspraksis i Mongu 2015

Published: March 15, 2015
Length: 00:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hege Sletten

Utenlandspraksis i Mongu, via Hist, lærerutdanningen.

Zambia Project 09'

Published: July 27, 2009
Length: 54:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: lostsoul551

Zambia missions trip 09'. Great group.

Vis uit de Zambezi

Published: June 20, 2011
Length: 04:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: robvanacker

Sjoerd maakte samen met mij een mooi filmpje voor het Klokhuis. Het gaat over vis uit de Zambezi. Met dit filmpje kreeg hij een eervolle vermelding.

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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.


Mongu is the capital of Western Province in Zambia and was the capital of the formerly-named province and historic state, Barotseland. Its population is 44,310 (2000 census), and it is also headquarters of Mongu District.

Located at -15.2775, 23.1319 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Western Province, Zambia, Provincial capitals in Zambia, Populated places in Zambia, Barotseland, Zambezi River

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mungu, Mongu, MNR, Монгу