in Lira District of Northern Region, Uganda
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 2.250 and 32.900 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 2° 14' 59" and E 32° 53' 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: 10:42 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kampala
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:32 am and 6:36 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.829 and -140.081 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Uganda.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Uganda. Last Update: 2019-10-14 07:23:18
Delve into Lira
Lira in Lira District (Northern Region) with it's 119,323 habitants is located in Uganda about 135 mi (or 218 km) north of Kampala, the country's capital town.
Current time in Lira is now 10:42 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Lira. The closest airport in Uganda is Gulu Airport in a distance of 58 mi (or 93 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: Kole, Alebtong, Dokolo, Apac and Oyam. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F
|Morning Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||20°C / 67 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1011.2 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 16th of October 2019
27°C (80 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Thursday, 17th of October 2019
26°C (78 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Friday, 18th of October 2019
24°C (75 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Recovering after surgery in Lira Regional Referral Hospital
The PACU, or better known as the surgical recovery area, is where patients are typically taken to recover from surgery. After they meet the recovery criteria, they are transferred to their room.
Otino Waa Children's Village is a beacon of hope for the impoverished orphans of Uganda. Learn more at: http://www.pathministries.net Film by Nick Conforti.
Video presentacion Radio Wa Alberto Eisman Latiendo con el Sur
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Ignite Uganda 2008
Ignite Team in Lira, Uganda 2008 support the work of Ignite & Fields of Life in Uganda, beautiful people, beautiful country. www.ignite-u.co.uk www.fieldsoflife.com // created at animoto.com.
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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.
Lira is the name of the monetary unit of a number of countries, as well as the former currency of Italy, Malta, San Marino, Syria, Lebanon and the Vatican City, all of which replaced it in 2002 with the euro, and of Israel, which replaced it with the shekel in 1980. The term originates from the value of a Troy pound (Latin libra) of high purity silver. The libra was the basis of the monetary system of the Roman Empire.
Lira is a city in Northern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial centre of Lira District. Lira was the main metropolitan center of the now defunct Lango District (which corresponds geographically with the current Lango sub-region).
Lira Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Lira Hospital is a hospital in Lira, northern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Lira and Oyam.
All Saints University
All Saints University, whose complete name is All Saints University Lango (ASUL), is a private University in Uganda. It is recognised as a university by the Uganda National Council of Higher Education (UNCHE). It is owned and administered by the Lango Diocese of the Church of Uganda.
Lira Airport is an airport serving Lira, a town in the Lira District in Uganda. Lira Airport is one of the thirteen upcountry airports that are administered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. It is one of the forty-six (46) airports in the country.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lira, לירה, Лира, لیرا، یوگنڈا