in Soroti District of Eastern Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.715 and 33.611 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 42' 52" and E 33° 36' 40"
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: 05:56 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:45 am and 6:58 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

Discover Soroti

Soroti in Soroti District (Eastern Region) with it's 56,400 citizens is a place in Uganda about 120 mi (or 193 km) north-east of Kampala, the country's capital city.

Current time in Soroti is now 05:56 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Soroti. The closest airport in Uganda is Soroti Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 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 119 mi (or 192 km), South-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Serere, Amuria, Ngora, Katakwi and Kumi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 19th of July 2024

24°C (75 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 20th of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Let's Join the Fight Against AIDS

Published: December 16, 2014
Length: 18:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Timothy Sliedrecht

Children of the Light Gospel Choir "Let's Join the Fight Against AIDS" by Elwongu Levi Fundraiser for Teso AIDS Support Organization in Soroti, Uganda on the evening before World AIDS Day....

TCON & Dactylcam's Guerilla Rig Take Off in Uganda

Published: December 23, 2011
Length: 46:27 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: TconUganda

The Children of the Nile ( TCON ) was privileged to have Tyler Weisz and Dactylcam in the field with us in August 2011 to capture the action of our Soroti Widows Conference from the air. Dactylcam...

How a Girl is Viewed Here

Published: September 15, 2011
Length: 19:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TconUganda

Brief portion of a discussion on gender & female identity in Uganda with Anne Elotu, wife of TCON country director, Joseph Elotu.


Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 36:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JobMax Okojo


Uganda rock formation

Published: May 11, 2018
Length: 26:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Okedi Peter

These rocks are found in Eastern Uganda on Lira - Soroti road.

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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.


Soroti is the main municipal, commercial and administrative centre of Soroti District in Eastern Uganda, lying near Lake Kyoga. It is known for the rock formation near the town as well as a variety of Muslim mosques, Hindu temples, Sikh gurdwaras as well as several churches that meet in various buildings in the town varying from the drab Anglican Cathedral to small Pentecostal congregations in school classrooms.

Located at 1.715, 33.6111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Eastern Region, Uganda, Volcanoes of Uganda, Volcanic plugs

Soroti Airport

Soroti Airport is an airport in Soroti in eastern Uganda. It is one of the forty-six (46) airports in the country.

Located at 1.725, 33.6211 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Uganda, Soroti District, Eastern Region, Uganda

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Soroti, סורוטי, SRT, سوروتی, 索羅提