in Bolama, Guinea-Bissau

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.577 and -15.476 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 34' 36" and W -15° 28' 33"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:38 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Bissau
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:43 am and 7:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.833 and 165.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Guinea-Bissau in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Guinea-Bissau.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guinea-Bissau. Last Update: 2020-07-07 07:21:07

Delve into Bolama

Bolama in Bolama with it's 10,769 habitants is a town located in Guinea-Bissau about 21 mi (or 35 km) south-east of Bissau, the country's capital town.

Time in Bolama is now 02:38 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Bissau with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Bolama. The closest airport in Guinea-Bissau is Osvaldo Vieira International Airport in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bissau, Catio, Buba, Quinhamel and Farim. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 8th of July 2020

30°C (86 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 9th of July 2020

30°C (87 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 10th of July 2020

31°C (87 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Videos from this area

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Carnaval de Bolama Guinea Bissau. West Africa

Published: August 08, 2014
Length: 17:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Bolama - Guiné Bissau 2014 Il Carnevale dell'Integrazione Sub-Regionale, della Promozione e la Cultura di Pace in Guiné Bissau. Fotografie di Armando Porpora - Italia - in Cooperazione con:...

Carnaval Guiné Bissau 2014 - Grupo Cultural Bolama Nobo - (5)

Published: September 06, 2014
Length: 17:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Carnaval da Integração Sub-Regional e da Promoção da Cultura de Paz República da Guiné Bissau Secretária Geral de Cultura Grupo Cultural Bolama Nobo Estrutura de Actividade Carnaval...

Tour da Bissau a Bolama - Guinea Bissau - West Africa

Published: January 04, 2015
Length: 40:35 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

di Armando Porpora - Italia -

Guinea Bissau Porto di Bolama.

Published: January 09, 2015
Length: 32:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Tour da Bolama a Bissau via São João. Guiné Bissau

Published: November 12, 2014
Length: 24:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Tour da Bolama a Bissau. La Foresta di São João. Guiné Bissau

Published: November 14, 2014
Length: 31:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Studio e ricerche di percorsi e risorse in ambienti tropicali della Guiné Bissau. Armando Porpora -Italia - Samba Balde - Guiné Bissau -

Lo Stormo Atlantico Roma - Brasile 1930-1931

Published: October 18, 2013
Length: 26:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Onore ai Caduti di Bolama Ricostruzione della Traversata Transatlantica Roma-Brasile Ricerche, video e fotografie in Bolama di Armando Porpora -Italia - Guinea Bissau 2008 Fonte: Senato...

la griffe du cap youtube hq

Published: December 29, 2008
Length: 59:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: lagriffeducap

diaporama photo de la boutique "La Griffe du Cap" au Cap-skirring - Casamance -Sénégal vente de mobilier éxotique, lin, objets originaux ...

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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.


Bolama is the closest of the Bijagós Islands to the mainland of Guinea-Bissau, and is also the name of the island's main town, the capital of the Bolama Region. Population 10,014 (2008 est). It is almost surrounded by mangrove swamps and is known for its cashew nuts. Although often visited by local people, the island was apparently uninhabited when British colonists settled it in 1792.

Located at 11.5833, -15.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bolama Region, Populated places in Guinea-Bissau, Islands of Guinea-Bissau, Sectors of Guinea-Bissau

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Port Beaver, Bulama, Bolama