in Bukwa District of Eastern Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.259 and 34.754 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 15' 33" and E 34° 45' 14"
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: 05:55 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:32 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-05-29 08:01:30

Delve into Bukwa

Bukwa in Bukwa District (Eastern Region) is a town located in Uganda about 164 mi (or 263 km) north-east of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Time in Bukwa is now 05:55 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Bukwa, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Kitale Airport in Kenya in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km). The closest airport in Uganda is Tororo Airport in a distance of 57 mi (or 39 km), South-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 Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya at a distance of 117 mi (or 189 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Binyin, Kapchorwa, Kitale, Kapenguria and Bulambuli. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

25°C (76 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

25°C (77 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 1st of June 2024

25°C (76 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

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.


Bukwa is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Bukwa District and the headquarters of the district are located there. The district is named after the town.

Located at 1.3, 34.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Bukwa District, Eastern Region, Uganda

Bukwa District

Bukwa District is a district in Eastern Uganda. It is named after its main political, administrative and commercial center, Bukwa, where the district headquarters are located.

Located at 1.26667, 34.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bukwa District, Districts of Uganda, Eastern Region, Uganda

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bukwo, Bukwa