in Gulu District of Northern Region, Uganda

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
2.775 and 32.299 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 2° 46' 28" and E 32° 17' 56"
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: 05:21 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:49 am and 7:04 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 Gulu

Gulu in Gulu District (Northern Region) with it's 146,858 habitants is located in Uganda about 171 mi (or 275 km) north of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Current time in Gulu is now 05:21 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Gulu. The closest airport in Uganda is Gulu Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nwoya, Amuru, Oyam, Kole and Kitgum. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 19th of July 2024

23°C (73 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 20th of July 2024

25°C (78 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

23°C (74 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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

World Embrace Gulu Center Tour

Published: February 14, 2015
Length: 55:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Reynold Mainse

World Embrace Ministry Center in Gulu, Uganda Tour. Reynold and Kathy Mainse tell of what still needs to be finished in the compound.

Estilo africano de cantar em Igreja Evangélica - Gulu - Uganda.

Published: January 05, 2013
Length: 55:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rivalver Lopes

Gulu, cidade no norte de Uganda tem um pouco mais de 150 mil habitantes, e muitas igrejas evangélicas. Em um delas, gravei o canto ( estilo tribal ) dos membros.

GCC Medical Outreach at Gulu Community Church - June 2014

Published: June 21, 2014
Length: 18:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Oakes

A combined team of medical professionals, skillful coordinators, and volunteers from Uganda and the U.S. merge together for medical outreaches in Gulu, Uganda and the village church plants...

Imani Milele: at Gulu, Uganda in November 2011

Published: October 29, 2012
Length: 04:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: barbaragibby17400

When the school was first started in 2008 it consisted of a bamboo framework and grass roof. There were about 30 students in attendance. When we went back to the school in 2011 the number...

Beekeeping for the Blind in Gulu, Uganda

Published: August 03, 2013
Length: 49:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: John Steies Ojok Simon, Co-founder/Director of HIVE Uganda Limited, explains the process of bee keeping which he intends to share with...

The Wondering Samaritan in Lela Obaro, Gulu - Uganda

Published: September 04, 2014
Length: 18:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Well everyone, in today's world, sometimes the magic of an experience can only be captured in video. And such is the case with Katarzyna's trip to Uganda. Please take a moment and watch...

VTS_02_1.VOB/ Gulu Schools/ Imani Milele Children:December 7, 2011

Published: March 10, 2012
Length: 35:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: barbaragibby17400

In January 2011 Bonnie received a telephone call from Hopkins, the head teacher of the NGO Mbuga schools in Uganda. "Bonnie,can you help us?" she pleaded. "We need 400 new uniforms for our...

Senior Pastor George Jabulani of Gulu Community Church

Published: May 29, 2014
Length: 14:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Oakes

Pastor George Jabulani discussing the benefits of using David Platt's Secret Church: How To Study The Bible for interpretation, context and application in the village church plants of Gulu...

Sonnenfinsternis am 03.11.2013 in Gulu (Uganda)

Published: July 21, 2011
Length: 28:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sonnenfinsternisse

Ablauf der Totalen Sonnenfinsternis am 03.11.2013 in Gulu (Uganda). Animation erstellt mit RedShift 4 . Maßstab der Zeitskala: 1:60, d.h. 1 Sekunde (= 1 Schritt) in der Animation entspricht...

KidCity Live: Gulu Edition

Published: May 07, 2013
Length: 04:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: gethopevideo

In July 2012 a group of students travelled to Uganda to share the hope of Christ through KidCity Live for orphans at Watoto Church in Uganda.

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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.


Gulu is a city in Northern Uganda. It is the commercial and administrative centre of Gulu District. The city is located at 2˚46'48N 32˚18'00E, on the metre gauge railway from Tororo to Pakwach. Gulu is located approximately 200 miles, by road, north of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The town is served by Gulu Airport.

Located at 2.78, 32.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Gulu, Gulu District, Northern Region, Uganda, Populated places in Uganda

Gulu Airport

Gulu Airport is a civilian and military airport in Northern Uganda.

Located at 2.8, 32.275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Uganda, Gulu District, Northern Region, Uganda

Gulu University

Gulu University (GU), is a university in Uganda. It is one of the eight public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country. The list includes the following: Makerere University - Founded in 1924 Uganda Management Institute - Founded in 1968 Mbarara University - Founded in 1989 Kyambogo University - Founded in 2003 Gulu University - Founded in 2002 Busitema University - Founded in 2007 Kigumba Petroleum Institute - Founded in 2009 Muni University - Founded in 2012

Located at 2.79, 32.3169 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Gulu, Gulu District, Universities in Uganda, Educational institutions established in 2001, Schools of medicine in Uganda, 2001 establishments in Uganda

Gulu Hospital

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Gulu Hospital is a hospital in Gulu, northern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Amuru, Gulu, Kitgum, Lamwo and Pader. The hospital also serves as one of the teaching hospitals of Gulu University.

Located at 2.7785, 32.298 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gulu, Gulu District, Hospitals in Uganda

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Gulu.

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gulu, Γκουλού, גולו, ULU, გულუ, 굴루, Гул, Гулу, گولو, 古盧