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Chipata Destination Guide

Delve into Chipata in Zambia!

Chipata in the region of Eastern with it's 85,963 residents is a place located in Zambia - some 316 mi (or 509 km) North-East of Lusaka, the country's capital.

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Local time in Chipata is now 06:49 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lusaka" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Songea, Nkhala, Mshashu, Kawango, Kaswaila or Lichinga. While being here, you might want to check out Kapatamoyo, Chipata, Chafomera, Mauwamba Bokola and Kapezi as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Chipata, population 98,416, is the capital of the Eastern Province of Zambia. Having a boma, a market, a hospital, a shopping centre and a number of schools, Chipata is the business and adminstrative hub that serves the region. The town boasts a golf course, an airstrip, a mosque, and even a "welcome arch". The two languages spoken are Nyanja and English, plus some Indian languages, as a large number of Zambian Indians live in the town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -13.63, 32.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Eastern Province, Zambia, Populated places in Zambia, Provincial capitals in Zambia

Chizongwe Secondary School

Chizongwe Secondary School is a secondary (technical) school located north of Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia. It was founded in the 1950s as Fort Jameson Trades School. It is the only technical school in Eastern Province. During 1959 and 1960, Fort Jameson Trades School was involved in student protests against racial practices and the existence of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the latter being probed by the Monckton Commission.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -13.63, 32.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1957, Secondary schools in Zambia

Chipata Airport

Chipata Airport is an airport in Chipata, Zambia.

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Located at -13.63, 32.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Zambia