in Bas Uele, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
2.786 and 24.730 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 2° 47' 8" and E 24° 43' 47"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CDF
Spoken languages:
French, Lingala, Kongo
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:52 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 6:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.865 and -157.552 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Poland Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Democratic Republic of the Congo in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Democratic Republic of the Congo. Last Update: 2023-10-04 08:04:33

Explore Buta

Buta in Bas Uele with it's 50,130 inhabitants is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 815 mi (or 1,312 km) north-east of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

Local time in Buta is now 09:52 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Buta. The closest is airport we know is Buta Zega Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kisangani, Bangassou, Isiro, Obo and Mobaye. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 12%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Thursday, 5th of October 2023

34°C (93 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 6th of October 2023

36°C (97 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Saturday, 7th of October 2023

34°C (92 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Buta is a town and seat of Buta Territory in the northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, lying on the Rubi River, a tributary of the Itimbiri River. It is headquarters of the Bas-Uele District, Orientale Province. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 50,130. It is home to an airport and lies on the defunct narrow gauge railway from Bumba to Isiro. In early 2005 the town was the centre of an outbreak of pulmonary plague.

Located at 2.8, 24.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bas-Uele District

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Buta.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Buta, BZU, Бут