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Karonga Destination Guide

Explore Karonga in Malawi

Karonga in the region of Northern Region with its 34,207 inhabitants is a town in Malawi - some 279 mi or ( 449 km ) North of Lilongwe , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Karonga

Current time in Karonga is now 11:43 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Blantyre " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Morogoro, Mbeya, Iringa, Dodoma, and Songea. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Morogoro . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Karonga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Karonga - Malawi

9:12 min by rndomn8
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Driving north along the M1 through Karonga and some other small towns in Malawi towards the Malawi / Tanzania border in Africa. Music: Kevin MacLeod - Parting of the Ways - Part 1 Thank you to Kevin M ..

Christian Aid: Beverley Knight feels the music in Malawi

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Views: 156 Rating: 0.00 Singer and Christian Aid ambassador Beverley Knight saw how music is being used to change hearts and minds on the issue of HIV on her trip to Malawi. ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Karonga is a township in the Karonga District in Northern Region of Malawi. Located on the western shore of Lake Nyasa, it was established as a slaving centre sometime before 1877. As of 2008 estimates, Karonga has a population of 42,555.

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Located at -9.93 33.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Lake Malawi, Northern Region, Malawi, Populated places in Malawi

Karonga Airport

Karonga Airport is an airport serving Karonga, a town in the Northern Region of the Republic of Malawi.

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Located at -9.95 33.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airports in Malawi, Northern Region, Malawi

Mbande Hill

Mbande Hill is a Malawian archaeological site, located at the northern end of Lake Malawi, in Karonga district, Northern Malawi. The site has been identified as the capital of the Ngonde kingdom. Its chiefs, known as the 'Kyungu' ruled from this location. Pottery and bead finds at the site suggest it was occupied between 1500–1800 period, while the uppermost levels of excavation point to a nineteenth century date.

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Located at -9.95 33.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Malawi

Karonga District

Karonga is a district in the Northern Region of Malawi. The district covers an area of 3,355 km. ² and has a population of 194,572. It is a border district between Malawi and Tanzania mainly occupied by the Nkhonde tribe. Other tribes include Henga tribe (mainly occupying the southern part), Nyakyusa tribes (migrants from Tanzania) etc. Karonga is the main border from Tanzania into Malawi, and the township is called Karonga Boma.

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Located at -10.00 33.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Districts of Malawi, Northern Region, Malawi

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Karonga