in Kabale District of Western Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.267 and 29.950 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 16' 0" and E 29° 57' 0"
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: 12:24 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:04 am and 7:08 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: 2024-07-20 08:14:22

Delve into Chabahinga

Chabahinga in Kabale District (Western Region) is a town located in Uganda about 212 mi (or 342 km) south-west of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Time in Chabahinga is now 12:24 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Chabahinga. The closest is airport we know is Ruhengeri Airport in Rwanda in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km). The closest airport in Uganda is Mbarara Airport in a distance of 67 mi (or 44 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Uganda is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), North-West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kabale, Kisoro, Byumba, Kanungu and Rukungiri. 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 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 22nd of July 2024

20°C (68 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

25°C (77 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

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Thank you from Berdan and his mother

Published: November 15, 2014
Length: 10:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Village Bible Church

Child sponsored in Kishanje, Uganda.

Kijuguta lady tying a sheaf of papyrys sedge and lifting it up

Published: July 02, 2013
Length: 17:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jaan Parn

Papyrus sedge (Cyperus papyrus) is used for weaving mats, baskets etc. in Uganda.

Cookery and Food Hygiene Project

Published: July 19, 2013
Length: 31:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: goyouthmedia

As away to empower vulnerable out of school youth, Teenage mothers and rural Women PeerLink Initiative Uganda (PELI-U) Cookery and food hygiene skills development section equips them with ...

Juna Amagara - And now, for a word TO our sponsors!

Published: July 02, 2013
Length: 21:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Village Bible Church

Canoing on Lake Bunyonyi

Published: April 16, 2008
Length: 55:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: iifonlyy

Tyler and I went canoing on Lake Bunyonyi with a man from our island. For two nights we stayed on an island, Nature's Prime Island, on Lake Bunyonyi for our honeymoon. The air was pretty...

Uganda - Market day at Lake Bunyonyi

Published: March 25, 2015
Length: 15:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jan van Bekkum

On market day at Lake Bunyonyi in southwest Uganda bags with charcoal are brought in by boat for trade. Also people from villages at the lake arrive in large groups, packed in small boats....

Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Published: March 12, 2014
Length: 49:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BunyonyiEcoResort

A video taking you through the experience of staying at the tranquil Bunyonyi Eco Resort, at Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda. This unique island in the middle of the world's most beautiful lake has Zebra,...


Published: September 11, 2008
Length: 28:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: VikkiMorgan87

The most amazing place ever, Ugandan map painted by Simon with thanks to donations. TEACH INN UGANDA 2008.

Participatory 3D Modelling - Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks, Uganda

Published: February 12, 2012
Length: 37:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: studioedirisa

Uganda's first Participatory Three-Dimensional Modelling Project was organised in 2011 in Kisoro by the Batwa, former hunter-gatherers who were evicted from two national parks 20 years ago....

Gorilla trekking in uganda Vs Rwanda while on self drive tour (self drive

Published: October 03, 2013
Length: 02:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: self drive uganda

Great deals on self drive gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda Vs Rwanda.its was great to see the gorillas in their natural habitat, this was a great deal to travel in both countries by our...

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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.


Kabale is a city in Western Uganda. It is the 'chief town' of Kabale District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

Located at -1.25, 29.99 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Western Region, Uganda, Kabale District

Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi ("Place of many little birds") lies in south western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale close to the border with Rwanda. Located at 1,962 m above sea level, it is about 25 km long and 7 km wide. The depth of the lake is rumored to vary between 44 m and 900 m, which if true would make the lake the second deepest in Africa.

Located at -1.28333, 29.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article


Bufuka Village lies on the eastern coast of Lake Bunyonyi, in Kitumba sub-county seven kilometres out of Kabale town, southwestern Uganda. It is a village of 350 people and has three islands under its jurisdiction. Bufuka has been severely hit by AIDS. The reason for the outbreak was a Uganda Railway's official from Bufuka who took many men to work in the capital, and they brought back the disease. Today, the village is chiefly populated by older women and orphans.

Located at -1.2788, 29.9349 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda

Kabale University

Kabale University (KAB), is a private university in Uganda.

Located at -1.27222, 29.9883 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Uganda, Kabale District, Educational institutions established in 2001

Kabale Airport

Kabale Airport is an airstrip serving Kabale, a town in Kabale District, in Southwestern Uganda. It is one of the forty-six (46) airports in the country.

Located at -1.22611, 29.96 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Uganda, Kabale District

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