in Arua District of Northern Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
3.020 and 30.911 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 3° 1' 12" and E 30° 54' 39"
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: 06:35 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:46 am and 6:43 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: 2022-11-29 08:01:08

Touring Arua

Arua in Arua District (Northern Region) with it's 55,585 residents is a town located in Uganda about 220 mi (or 353 km) north-west of Kampala, the country's capital place.

Time in Arua is now 06:35 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Arua. The closest airport in Uganda is Arua Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North. 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 Garamba National Park in Democratic republic of the congo at a distance of 133 mi (or 214 km).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maracha, Koboko, Zombo, Yumbe and Nebbi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 1st of December 2022

26°C (78 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 2nd of December 2022

26°C (78 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 3rd of December 2022

26°C (79 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

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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.


Arua is a town in Arua District, Northern Uganda. An important local commercial centre, it is a base for a large refugee population from Southern Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is an aid distribution centre for those nations.

Located at 3.03, 30.91 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arua District, Northern Region, Uganda, Populated places in Uganda

Arua Airport

Arua Airport is a civilian airport in the town of Arua, Uganda. It is one of the forty-six (46) airports in the country.

Located at 3.04722, 30.9122 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Uganda, Arua District, West Nile sub-region, Northern Region, Uganda

Muni University

Muni University (MU) is a public multi-campus university in Uganda. It is one of the public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country.

Located at 2.9925, 30.9264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Uganda, Educational institutions established in 2012, Education in Uganda, Arua District, 2012 establishments in Uganda

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Arua, Аруа, RUA, 아루아, اروا, 阿鲁阿