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Zomba Destination Guide

Explore Zomba in Malawi

Zomba in the region of Southern Region with its 80,932 inhabitants is a town in Malawi - some 142 mi or ( 228 km ) South-East of Lilongwe , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Zomba

Current time in Zomba is now 01:37 PM (Thursday) . 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: Mutare, Thondwe, Thomas Matopa, Tabu, and Ntcheu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mutare . 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 Zomba ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Udedi's wedding

5:36 min by tamaki35
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Culture Shock Elizabeth.sarah's photos around Malawi, Malawi (loro at dapp malawi)

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Preview of Elizabeth.sarah's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about th ..

Malawi Exchange Video 1

9:02 min by Matt Lever
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Malawi 2012 Medical Trip

2:01 min by FingerprintsAfrica
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A brief recap of our first project - a medical trip to Naisi Village in the Zomba District of southern Malawi. Our team saw over 250 people over three days, and made a lasting impression on the lives ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Zomba, Malawi

Zomba is a city in southern Malawi, in the Shire Highlands. It is the administrative capital of Zomba District. It was the capital of first British Central Africa and then Nyasaland before the establishment of the Republic of Malawi in 1964. It was also the first capital of Malawi and remained so until 1974, when Lilongwe became the capital. The city is best known for its British colonial architecture and its location at the base of the dramatic Zomba Plateau.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.38 35.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Populated places in Malawi, Southern Region, Malawi


Naisi (or Old Naisi) is a community in the Southern Region of Malawi, now in effect a northern suburb of the city of Zomba. The community lies below the Zomba Massif to the north, which may be accessed via a rough road. Naisi is the birthplace of James Frederick Sangala, one of the founders of the Nyasaland African Congress.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.37 35.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Malawi, Southern Region, Malawi

Malemia, Zomba

Malemia is a village in the Zomba District of Malawi, located on the southeastern edge of the Malosa Forest Reserve just off Highway S144 on the way from Zomba to Liwonde, at approximately latitude -15° 16', longitude 35° 22', roughly 70 kilometres north-northeast of Blantyre. It is the home town of Joyce Banda.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.27 35.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in Malawi


Domasi is a community in Malawi to the northeast of Zomba. It is the location of the Domasi College of Education. The Shallow Well Project funded by the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana in Urbana, Illinois, United States is providing safe drinking water for the villages around Domasi. As of 2004, the project had installed 68 wells, serving about 36,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.28 35.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Malawi

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Zomba