in Mbale District of Eastern Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.082 and 34.175 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 4' 55" and E 34° 10' 30"
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: 05:18 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:44 am and 6:54 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.829 and -140.081 (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: 2024-07-18 08:18:14

Delve into Mbale

Mbale in Mbale District (Eastern Region) with it's 76,493 habitants is a town located in Uganda about 122 mi (or 197 km) north-east of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Time in Mbale is now 05:18 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Mbale. The closest airport in Uganda is Tororo Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 44 km), South. 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 123 mi (or 198 km), South-West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sironko, Bududa, Manafwa, Bulambuli and Budaka. 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 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 19th of July 2024

25°C (77 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 20th of July 2024

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

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

27°C (80 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Size of Wales-Mbale One million Tree Planting Project Beneficiary Testimonies

Published: November 27, 2013
Length: 12:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rogers Wasibi

The documentary simply demonstrates the difference the size of wales-Mbale one million tree planting has created in Mbale region of Uganda. The project has empowered voiceless groups, especially.

Help HELP help schools in Uganda

Published: July 04, 2013
Length: 28:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: annebsarah

HELP International is a nonprofit organization based out of Provo, Utah. HELP sends volunteers to third-world countries all across the globe to give service and provide sustainable development...

Rehema Medical Centre & Maternity Home Filmproduction Leif Fritsdal

Published: February 06, 2015
Length: 57:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Leif Fritsdal

En dag på Rehema Medical Centre & Maternity Home i Bugema i det østlige Uganda. Filmproduktion Leif Fritsdal A visit at Rehema Medical Centre & Maternity Home.

Child of Hope 2010

Published: January 04, 2011
Length: 39:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Child of Hope Uganda

Christian-run Child of Hope Uganda offers safety, hope, love, education, protection and inner healing to children in Eastern Uganda who have lost their homes, been sexually abused, orphaned...

Together for Uganda

Published: March 20, 2013
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gellertkirche Basel

Kurzfilm über 10 Jahre Together for Uganda.

2011 - WMI Internship Trip to Buyobo, Uganda

Published: September 02, 2011
Length: 37:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WMIonline

In June 2011, 8 high school students from Bethesda, Maryland traveled to Buyobo, Uganda to assist with teaching at the local primary school and preparing 3 new classrooms for students at the...

Sipi falls - Uganda 2018

Published: July 13, 2018
Length: 25:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TravelSIF

Καταρράκτες Sipi Uganda.

IUIU at 30th anniversary at Mbale main campus

Published: February 10, 2018
Length: 46:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ashraf tegike

The chief guest H.E Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi urged universities to produce effective educationalists, scientist, academicians, researchers and ...

best hotel

Published: September 27, 2018
Length: 32:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: update channel

mbale resort.

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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.

Islamic University in Uganda

The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) is a multi-campus university for advanced study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The main campus of the university is located in Mbale, Uganda, about 150 miles northeast of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.

Located at 1.09306, 34.1769 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Universities in Uganda, Islamic universities and colleges, Islam in Uganda, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Educational institutions established in 1988, Mbale, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of African Universities, Mbale District


Mbale is a city in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Mbale District and the surrounding sub-region. The district is named after the town.

Located at 1.08056, 34.175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Jewish Ugandan history, Mbale District, Mbale

Mbale Hospital

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Mbale Hospital is a hospital in Mbale, eastern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Busia, Budaka, Bukwa, Butaleja, Manafwa, Mbale, Pallisa, Sironko and Tororo.

Located at 1.07694, 34.1761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Uganda, Mbale District

CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda

CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda is a specialized children's neurosurgery hospital in Uganda. It is a private hospital, owned and operated by CURE International. The hospital is also a teaching center in pediatric neurosurgery for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Located at 1.07472, 34.1719 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Uganda, Mbale District, Hospitals established in 2000, 2000 establishments in Uganda

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mbale, מבאלה, Mbalė, Мбале, مبالے, 姆巴萊