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Balaka, Malawi

Balaka is a small place in the region of Southern Region in Malawi with a population of approximately 18,902 people and is one of the largest places in Malawi. Find all facts and information about Balaka.

Facts and figures on Balaka at a glance

Name: Balaka (Balaka)
Status: Small place
Population: 18,902 people
Region name (Level 2): Balaka District
Region name (Level 1): Southern Region
Country: Malawi
Continent: Africa

Balaka is located in the region of Southern Region. Southern Region's capital Blantyre (Blantyre) is approximately 89 km / 56 mi away from Balaka (as the crow flies). The distance from Balaka to Malawi's capital Lilongwe (Lilongwe) is approximately 169 km / 105 mi (as the crow flies).

Maybe also interesting: Distances from Balaka to the largest places in Malawi.

Facts and figures about Balaka
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Balaka BalakaSmall place18,902 peopleSouthern Region Southern Region

Map of Balaka

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Information on Balaka

Information on Balaka
Place nameRegion name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Balaka BalakaBalaka District Balaka DistrictSouthern Region Southern RegionMalawiAfrica

Time in Balaka

Time in Balaka
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 11:18pmNoSun, 17 Dec 2017 - 11:18pmUTC +2.0Africa/Blantyre

Geographic coordinates of Balaka

Latitude & Longitude of Balaka
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map14°58'45.4"S (-14.9792800°)34°57'20.7"E (34.9557500°)

Distances from Balaka

Distances from Balaka
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
1,659 km south of the equator3,756 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Balaka

Places around Balaka

7 places found within 5 km around Balaka. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Balaka
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Kalowe Kalowe-2.5 km 1.6 mishow
Sosola Sosola-2.9 km 1.8 mishow
Matola Matola-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Sosola Sosola-4.1 km 2.5 mishow
Malula Malula-4.1 km 2.6 mishow
Kanyumbaka Kanyumbaka-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Nsunguliza Nsunguliza-4.5 km 2.8 mishow

Airports around Balaka

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External sources of information on Balaka

Balaka on Wikipedia