in Hoima District of Western Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.433 and 31.352 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 25' 59" and E 31° 21' 8"
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: 06:22 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:55 am and 7:06 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 Hoima

Hoima in Hoima District (Western Region) with it's 39,625 citizens is a city in Uganda about 115 mi (or 185 km) north-west of Kampala, the country's capital city.

Local time in Hoima is now 06:22 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Hoima. The closest airport in Uganda is Masindi Airport in a distance of 35 mi (or 56 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Uganda is Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi in a distance of 112 mi (or 180 km), South-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Masindi, Kyankwanzi, Kiboga, Bulisa and Kibale. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 83% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 19th of July 2024

23°C (73 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 20th of July 2024

27°C (80 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

25°C (76 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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

Hoima Bicycle (Trailer 2)

Published: March 05, 2009
Length: 45:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WesternID

This is a trailer for a documentary which shows the process of designing a bicycle for and with Ugandan bicycle couriers, known as Boda-boda. Filmed primarily in Uganda, it shows the realities...

Hoima Bicycle (part 1 of 4)

Published: February 02, 2010
Length: 01:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: WesternID

This documentary shows the process of designing a bicycle for and with Ugandan bicycle couriers, known as Boda-boda. Filmed primarily in Uganda, it shows the realities of current day East Africa,...

Healed from Aids 1

Published: July 25, 2011
Length: 25:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jaap Dieleman

David Terute was dying of AIDS. In his village Gomba, 50 miles from Kampala, Uganda, they had allready ordered his coffin for burial. However he repented and believed in Jesus, who healed him....

Fetching Water in Kanenakumbe at the well - Brenda/Dean Rice donors

Published: July 28, 2012
Length: 01:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Beth Heckel

Think Humanity visited the newest well just outside of Hoima Uganda. The well was a donation from Brenda and Dean Rice. Thank you donors for providing clean water to underdeveloped communities ...

Preservation of cassava

Published: September 29, 2014
Length: 57:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Agshare CoCIS CAES

Preservation of cassava. AgShare II, CoCIS and CAES Makerere University.

Treating eye disease in cattle

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 01:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Agshare CoCIS CAES

Treating eye disease in cattle. AgShare II, CoCIS, CAES Makerere University.

Joseba en el Serengetti

Published: April 11, 2008
Length: 02:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: alltonesyou

Joseba nos enseña como aprovechar las habilidades propias de los afortunados poseedores de RH negativo para sobrevivir en un medio hostil.

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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.


Hoima is a town in Western Uganda. It is main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Hoima District in Uganda. It is also the location of the palace of the Omukama of Bunyoro.

Located at 1.43194, 31.3525 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Western Region, Uganda, Hoima District, Bunyoro

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hoima, Хоима, ہویما