in Kabale District of Western Region, Uganda
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -1.249 and 29.990 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -1° 14' 54" and E 29° 59' 23"
- 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: 06:27 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kampala
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:00 am and 7:05 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Banana Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 2,9 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: 2019-08-22 07:24:04
Kabale in Kabale District (Western Region) with it's 43,500 inhabitants is located in Uganda about 209 mi (or 337 km) south-west of Kampala, the country's capital.
Local time in Kabale is now 06:27 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Kabale. The closest is airport we know is Ruhengeri Airport in Rwanda in a distance of 30 mi (or 49 km). The closest airport in Uganda is Mbarara Airport in a distance of 64 mi (or 49 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 32 mi (or 52 km), North-West.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kisoro, Byumba, Kanungu, Rukungiri and Ntungamo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Evening Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Night Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 55% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Saturday, 24th of August 2019
19°C (65 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 25th of August 2019
20°C (67 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Monday, 26th of August 2019
17°C (63 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Videos from this area
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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 District is a district in Western Uganda. As with most other Ugandan districts, it is named after its 'chief town', Kabale. It was originally part of the district of Kigezi, before the districts of Rukungiri, Kanungu and Kisoro were peeled off to form separate districts.
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.
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.
Kigezi District once covered what are now Kabale District, Kanungu District, Kisoro District and Rukungiri District, in southwest Uganda. Its terraced fields are what gives this part of Uganda its distinctive character. Kigezi was popularly known as the Switzerland of East Africa. The coordinates for the region are: Latitude:01 13 20S, 29 53 20E.
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.
Kabale University (KAB), is a private university in Uganda.
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.
Kigezi sub-region is a region in Western Uganda that consists of the following districts: Kabale District Kanungu District Kisoro District Rukungiri District The area covered by the above districts constituted the former Kigezi District.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kabale.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
קבאלה, Kabalė, Кабале