in Bukoba Municipal of Kagera Region, Tanzania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.332 and 31.812 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 19' 54" and E 31° 48' 43"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shilling - TZS
Spoken languages:
Swahili, English, Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:41 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Dar_es_Salaam
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:33 am and 6:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Tanzania in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Tanzania.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Tanzania. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Explore Bukoba

Bukoba in Bukoba Municipal (Kagera Region) with it's 70,628 inhabitants is a city in Tanzania about 430 mi (or 692 km) north-west of Dodoma, the country's capital.

Local time in Bukoba is now 11:41 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dar es Salaam with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Bukoba. The closest airport in Tanzania is Bukoba Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi in Uganda at a distance of 127 mi (or 204 km).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rakai, Lwengo, Masaka, Isingiro and Kalangala. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 17th of October 2021

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 18th of October 2021

27°C (80 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 19th of October 2021

26°C (78 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Bujora Cultural Centre

Published: December 19, 2014
Length: 04:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TTB Tanzania

The Bujora Cultural Centre and Sukuma Museum in Kisesa, are historical institutions founded for the education and support of Sukuma culture. The arts of the Sukuma culture are among the richest...


Published: December 21, 2006
Length: 20:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: lobster1101

lake flies near lake victoria.

Grasvelden afbranden in Kagera rgie N.W. Tanzania

Published: December 29, 2007
Length: 07:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: linekeduindam

Kan bosaanplant samengaan met deze traditionele manier van het land vruchtbaar houden.

What We Do

Published: December 22, 2007
Length: 42:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: boohetz

A walk through of what we do at the clinic in Gera.

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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.


Bukoba is a town in northwest Tanzania on the western shore of Lake Victoria. It is the capital of the Kagera region, and the administrative seat for Bukoba Urban District. Population estimate: 100,000. The city is served by Bukoba Airport and regular ferry connections to Mwanza, as well as ground transport to Uganda's Rakai District.

Located at -1.33333, 31.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Bukoba, Populated places in the Kagera Region, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Populated places on Lake Victoria, Cities in the Great Rift Valley


Geita is a town in northwestern Tanzania of approximately 40,000 people, located 90 kilometers west of Mwanza. It is in the centre of a gold mining area. In March 2012 it became the administrative headquarters of the newly created Geita Region.

Located at -1.33333, 31.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Geita Region

Battle of Bukoba

The Battle of Bukoba was the first victory for Entente forces in German East Africa, coming after the disastrous battles of Tanga and Jassin. The British objective was the destruction of the Bukoba wireless station. Due to Bukoba's location on the shore of Lake Victoria, it was decided that the raid should take the form of an amphibious assault.

Located at -1.33333, 31.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1915 in German East Africa, Battles of the East African Campaign, Battles of World War I involving Germany, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1915, Military history of Tanzania, Bukoba

Geita Region

Geita Region is one of Tanzania’s 30 administrative regions. The town of Geita is the capital. Geita Region was created in March 2012, from part of Shinyanga Region and part of Mwanza Region. The regional commissioner of the Geita Region is Magalula Saidi Magalula.

Located at -1.33333, 31.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Regions of Tanzania

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bukoba, بوكوبا, Горад Букоба, Букоба, Bukobo, بوکوبا, BKZ, ブコバ, 부코바, 布科巴