in Hwange District of Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-18.364 and 26.499 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -18° 21' 52" and E 26° 29' 55"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - ZWL
Spoken languages:
English, Shona, South Ndebele, North Ndebele
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:06 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Harare
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 6:54 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zimbabwe in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Zimbabwe.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Zimbabwe. Last Update: 2023-02-02 07:37:15

Discover Hwange

Hwange in Hwange District (Matabeleland North Province) with it's 33,210 citizens is a city in Zimbabwe about 301 mi (or 485 km) west of Harare, the country's capital city.

Local time in Hwange is now 04:06 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Harare with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Hwange. The closest airport in Zimbabwe is Hwange Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Livingstone, Lupane, Choma, Katima Mulilo and Masunga. 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 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 3rd of February 2023

28°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 4th of February 2023

27°C (81 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 5th of February 2023

24°C (76 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hwange Safari Lodge

4,6 mi
Private Bag DT 5792

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


0,6 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,6 mi
00000 HWANGE

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Air Zimbabwe BAe 146 Landing at Hwange Airport 1993

Published: February 10, 2013
Length: 28:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tigershoot

Air Zimbabwe BAe 146 Landing at Hwange Airport in February 1993 and scenes of the garden departure lounge. This was when Air Zimbabwe used to fly a plane from Harare to Victoria Falls, then...

Swimming with Elephants

Published: October 29, 2014
Length: 22:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Specialist Safaris

Sitting in a swimming pool next to wild African elephants whilst they enjoy a refreshing drink is something to add to your 'bucket list'! It is a truly humbling, heart thumping and awe-inspiring...


Published: January 10, 2013
Length: 42:35 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Barry john

fishing lower kariba catching 8 kg 20 pound tiger and 70 pound 35kg+- vundu didn't have a big enough scale for vundu catfish. used spinners and spoons for tigers (lures). vundu ox heart and...

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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.

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority, (ZESA) officially called ZESA Holdings (Pvt) LTD. , is a state-owned company whose task is to generate, transmit, and distribute electricity in Zimbabwe. It has organized this task by delegation to its subsidiaries, the energy generating company Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC).

Located at -18.3834, 26.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Electricity authorities, Government of Zimbabwe, Power companies of Zimbabwe

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Wange, Wankie, WKI, 황게, Hvangė, Хванге, 萬基