in Western Province, Zambia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.320 and 22.087 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 19' 12" and E 22° 5' 13"
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: 10:17 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lusaka
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:37 am and 6:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.072 and -155.808 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kona South Estates
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zambia in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 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: 2020-04-03 07:22:38

Explore Shangombo

Shangombo in Western Province is a city in Zambia about 417 mi (or 671 km) west of Lusaka, the country's capital.

Local time in Shangombo is now 10:17 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lusaka with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Shangombo. The closest airport in Zambia is Senanga Airport in a distance of 80 mi (or 128 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Tsodilo in Botswana at a distance of 68 mi (or 110 km).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mongu, Katima Mulilo, Rundu, Nkurenkuru and Maun. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 4th of April 2020

25°C (77 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 5th of April 2020

25°C (77 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 6th of April 2020

27°C (81 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, light 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.


The small town of Shangombo located in Shangombo District in the Western Province of Zambia is one of the most remote towns in the country. It lies on the eastern bank of the floodplain of the Cuando River, and the bank (rather than the river channel) forms the border with Angola. Shangombo town lies at the end of a sandy road, recently reconstructed, running 140 km (87 mi) west across the sandy forested plain from the Kalongola Ferry across the Zambezi River just south of Senanga.

Located at -16.3167, 22.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Zambia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: