in Masaka District of Central Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.334 and 31.734 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 20' 1" and E 31° 44' 2"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shilling - UGX
Spoken languages:
English, Ganda, Swahili, Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:48 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:56 am and 7:02 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 Uganda in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Uganda.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Uganda. Last Update: 2024-07-18 08:18:14

Explore Masaka

Masaka in Masaka District (Central Region) with it's 65,373 inhabitants is located in Uganda about 74 mi (or 119 km) south-west of Kampala, the country's capital.

Local time in Masaka is now 05:48 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Masaka. The closest airport in Uganda is Entebbe International Airport in a distance of 55 mi (or 89 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi in a distance of 74 mi (or 118 km), North-East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 19th of July 2024

25°C (77 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 20th of July 2024

25°C (77 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

26°C (80 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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Uganda Childcare Volunteer Holiday in

Published: September 05, 2010
Length: 33:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: freelanceshooter

Plan your next holiday volunteering with Uganda Childcare, and experience the best Africa has to offer!

A Conversation with Kezia

Published: November 02, 2010
Length: 37:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: freelanceshooter

Medical Missions in action! Uganda Childcare serves the medical needs of needy children in Africa. Clinical Officer Kezia Kenah treats children every day in ...

Fay visits with children of the Baby Home

Published: October 31, 2010
Length: 52:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: freelanceshooter

Missionary Fay Girouard visits some of the children of the Baby Home in Masaka, Uganda.

Making compost manure

Published: November 27, 2014
Length: 56:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Agshare CoCIS CAES

Making compost manure in Masaka district uganda. Copyright 2014 AgShare II in Conjunction with College of Computing & Information Sciences College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences ...

Keith Stensaas Family, Uganda Missions Update

Published: September 21, 2010
Length: 37:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: freelanceshooter

Second Generation Missionary to Uganda, Keith Stensaas, reports from the field on the progress of Church planting in this East African country.

Record Keeping - JOY Goat Development Programme

Published: August 01, 2012
Length: 48:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JOYGoatsUganda

David Dowdy, Director of JOY Goats talks about the importance of keeping good records for their breeding programme.

Eagle Project Uganda Follow Up Report

Published: August 15, 2010
Length: 58:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: freelanceshooter

The Eagle Scout Project of Ian Woldt, of Troop 51 in Louisiana. Completed August 2010 in Uganda, East Africa. He put in a dual powered (Solar/Kerosine) water heating system at a home for...

Down on the Farm 2012

Published: April 25, 2012
Length: 32:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: riveroflifeuganda

Give the gift that just can't stop giving! The River of Life Farm is feeding orphans and vulnerable children in Masaka, Uganda, a country where 2 million children are undernourished. Through...

Equator in Uganda

Published: November 14, 2010
Length: 06:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nomadadventures

What a fantastic place to be at the middle of the earth, a great demonstration of our earths magnetic pull. The people are really friendly.

Africa Football Project

Published: September 05, 2010
Length: 17:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: freelanceshooter

My 11 year old daughter raised money in America to buy soccer balls (Footballs) for orphans and sponsored children in Uganda. This was her experience...

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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.

Masaka District

Masaka District is a district in Central Uganda. Its main town is Masaka, whose estimated population in 2011 was 74,100.

Located at -0.366667, 31.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Masaka District, Districts of Uganda, Central Region, Uganda, Lake Victoria


Masaka is a town in Central Uganda, lying west of Lake Victoria. It is the chief town of Masaka District. Besides being the headquarters of Masaka District, the town is the regional headquarters and largest metropolitan area in Lyantonde District, Sembabule District, Lwengo District, Bukomansimbi District, Kalungu District, Masaka District, Rakai District, and Kalangala District.

Located at -0.312778, 31.7131 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Central Region, Uganda, Lake Victoria, Masaka District

Muteesa I Royal University

Muteesa I Royal University (MRU) is a university in Uganda.

Located at -0.3225, 31.7425 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Uganda, Educational institutions established in 2007, Masaka District

Masaka Hospital

Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Masaka Hospital is a hospital in the city of Masaka, in south-central Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Kalangala District, Lyantonde, Masaka and Rakai.

Located at -0.329444, 31.7344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Uganda, Masaka District

St. Henry's College Kitovu

St. Henry's College Kitovu (SHACK), is a boys-only boarding middle and high school in Masaka District, Central Uganda.

Located at -0.335, 31.7631 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Uganda, Boarding schools in Uganda, Educational institutions established in 1922, Boys' schools in Uganda, Masaka District, White Fathers

Masaka Secondary School

Masaka Secondary School (MSS) is a mixed, day and boarding middle and high school, located in Masaka District, in Central Uganda.

Located at -0.35, 31.7375 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Uganda, Mixed schools in Uganda, Educational institutions established in 1954, Masaka District

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Masaka, Масаки, Масака