in Akobo, South Sudan

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.791 and 33.004 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 47' 27" and E 33° 0' 15"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SSP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:59 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Juba
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:41 am and 7:03 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.540 and -146.356 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for South Sudan in

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel .

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning South Sudan. Last Update: 2020-08-14 07:21:12

Discover Akobo

Akobo in Akobo is a city in South Sudan about 2,336 mi (or 3,759 km) east of , the country's capital city.

Local time in Akobo is now 10:59 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Juba with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Akobo. The closest is airport we know is Gambella Airport in Ethiopia in a distance of 109 mi (or 176 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nasir, Waat, Pibor, Maiwut and Ayod. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 16th of August 2020

28°C (82 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Monday, 17th of August 2020

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 18th of August 2020

22°C (71 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast 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.

Akobo River

The Akobo River is a river on the border between South Sudan and Ethiopia. From its source in the Ethiopian Highlands near Mizan Teferi is flows west for 434 kilometres to join the Pibor River. The Pibor flows into the Sobat River, which in turn empties into the White Nile. The tributaries of the Akobo include the Cechi, the Chiarini, and the Owag, on the right or Ethiopian side; and the Neubari, Ajuba and Kaia on the left or South Sudanese side.

Located at 7.7944, 33.0461 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gambela Region, Rivers of South Sudan, Rivers of Ethiopia, Sobat River, International rivers of Africa, Ethiopia–South Sudan border, Jonglei, Greater Upper Nile

Akobo Airport

Akobo Airport is an airport serving the town of Akobo, in South Sudan.

Located at 7.83333, 33 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in South Sudan, Jonglei, Greater Upper Nile

Akobo Heritage and Memorial University

Akobo Heritage and Memorial University (AHMU) is a university in South Sudan.

Located at 7.77699, 32.9859 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in South Sudan, , Jonglei, Greater Upper Nile

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Akobo, Akobo Post, Akūbū