Mongu Destination Guide
Delve into Mongu in Zambia!
Mongu in the region of Western with it's 52,534 residents is a city in Zambia - some 344 mi (or 554 km) West of Lusaka, the country's capital.
Current time in Mongu is now 10:57 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lusaka" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Katima Mulilo, Solwezi, Nomai, Namaenya Kuta, Mukoko or Rundu. While being here, make sure to check out Sulu Kuta, Siwi, Sisangombe, Namuyowa, Namuka katusi and Malengwa as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
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 -15.25, 23.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Lealui is the dry season residence on the Barotse Floodplain of the Litunga, king Troverman of the Lozi people of western Zambia, located about 14 km west of the town of Mongu and about 10 km east of the river's main channel. At the end of the rainy season, mostly in March as the Upper Zambezi flood waters encroach on the compound, the Litunga moves to Limulunga on higher ground. The move is celebrated in the Kuomboka festival, one of Zambia's most important and popular.
Located at -15.25, 23.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Limulunga is one of the two compounds of the Litunga, king of the Lozi people of western Zambia. It lies on high ground at the edge of the Barotse Floodplain of the Zambezi river, about 15 km north of the town of Mongu and 21 km east of the main channel of the river. The Litunga's other compound at Lealui is used during the dry season, with Limulunga being used during the rainy season. The annual move between the two compounds is celebrated in the Kuomboka festival.
Located at -15.25, 23.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
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