in Kotido District of Northern Region, Uganda

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
2.981 and 34.133 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 2° 58' 50" and E 34° 7' 59"
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: 09:21 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:42 am and 6:55 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: 2022-08-10 08:12:05

Delve into Kotido

Kotido in Kotido District (Northern Region) with it's 18,800 habitants is a city located in Uganda about 213 mi (or 343 km) north-east of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kotido is now 09:21 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kotido. The closest is airport we know is Lokichoggio Airport in Kenya in a distance of 86 mi (or 138 km). The closest airport in Uganda is Soroti Airport in a distance of 93 mi (or 138 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kaabong, Abim, Moroto, Napak and Otuke. 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 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 11th of August 2022

24°C (74 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 12th of August 2022

20°C (69 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 13th of August 2022

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

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Life in Karamoja - Preparing Sorghum to Make Beer

Published: January 30, 2015
Length: 43:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Paradigm Missions

Sorghum is an important cereal grain in Karamoja. Because of its natural drought tolerance, it is central in the diet of the Jie people who live in the Kotido district of this arid region....

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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.


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

Located at 3.00611, 34.1125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Northern Region, Uganda, Kotido District

Kotido Airport

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

Located at 2.94917, 34.1475 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Uganda, Kotido District

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