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Chipata Destination Guide

Discover Chipata in Zambia

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

Interactive map of Chipata

Local time in Chipata is now 05:36 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lusaka " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Songea, Nkhala, Mshashu, Kawango, and Kaswaila. When in this area, you might want to check out Songea . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Chipata ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 -13.65 32.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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.

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Located at -13.60 32.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km 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 -13.56 32.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Airports in Zambia

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Chipata