Fort Portal
in Kabarole District of Western Region, Uganda

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.662 and 30.275 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 39' 42" and E 30° 16' 29"
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: 09:04 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:39 am and 6:45 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Uganda in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,7 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: 2020-10-27 08:26:33

Delve into Fort Portal

Fort Portal in Kabarole District (Western Region) with it's 42,670 habitants is located in Uganda about 161 mi (or 259 km) west of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Current time in Fort Portal is now 09:04 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Fort Portal. The closest airport in Uganda is Kasese Airport in a distance of 35 mi (or 57 km), South. 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 Rwenzori Mountains National Park in a distance of 39 mi (or 62 km), South-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bundibugyo, Kyenjojo, Ntoroko, Kamwenge and Kasese. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 27%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 93% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Thursday, 29th of October 2020

23°C (73 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Friday, 30th of October 2020

25°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 31st of October 2020

24°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °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.

Fort Portal Mission

Published: July 04, 2007
Length: 23:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fort9ortal

Messages from Fort Portal.


Agri-ProFocus Finance Fair @ Fort Portal, Uganda

Published: January 13, 2012
Length: 23:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AgriProFocus

The Agri-Finance Fair in Fort Portal brings farmers and banks/ MFIs together. Organised on 24 and 25 November, 2011.


bee eater in the garden

Published: January 21, 2008
Length: 31:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Code Redsniper

filmed in Uganda.


baboons on the equator

Published: January 21, 2008
Length: 46:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Code Redsniper

we met some baboons when heading to fort portal, Uganda.


Life at Mountains of the Moon University

Published: July 20, 2010
Length: 11:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MMUFundraising

Staff and students at Mountains of the Moon University take you on a tour of the campus. Hear about the latest projects and fundraising plans which the University community is currently working on.


Wildlife Club with Ugandan Children

Published: June 19, 2013
Length: 37:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Handshake.org.uk

For a more enriching education experience children at Kasiisi school in Uganda get involved in extracurricular activities such as the wildlife club where they can learn and conserve their environme...


How to Make a Monkey Mask

Published: July 03, 2013
Length: 58:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Handshake.org.uk

Want to know how to make a monkey mask? Check out this video. Instructions: http://www.primatehandshake.org/latest/jeanies-monkey-masks/ For more information on the Kasiisi Project visit:...


chimp tracking in Kibale forest

Published: February 02, 2008
Length: 00:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Code Redsniper

Uganda, chimps with baby.


Cooking with Poop? Amazing Energy Created by Bio Gas

Published: June 05, 2013
Length: 09:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Handshake.org.uk

The Kasiisi Project have built a biogas digester that allows the school to harness the energy that is contained in human waste (poop). The waste is collected through the use of specially...


Building Partnerships: One Brick at a Time and MMU

Published: April 03, 2013
Length: 47:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MMUuganda

Since MMU was established in 2005, it has grown to become a model community university in Uganda. This achievement however, would not be possible without the strong partnerships the university...


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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.

Fort Portal

Fort Portal is a town in Western Uganda. It is the seat of both Kabarole District and Toro Kingdom.

Located at 0.66, 30.275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Toro, Crater lakes, Populated places in Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Western Region, Uganda, Kabarole District

Mountains of the Moon University

The Mountains of the Moon University (MMU), is a private, non-profit university in Uganda. It is named after the Rwenzori Mountains, also known as the Mountains of the Moon.

Located at 0.658611, 30.285 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Uganda, Educational institutions established in 2005, Kabarole District

Uganda Pentecostal University

Uganda Pentecostal University (UPU), is a private university in Uganda.

Located at 0.66, 30.2661 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Uganda, Kabarole District, Educational institutions established in 2005, Western Region, Uganda

Fort Portal Hospital

Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Fort Portal Hospital is a hospital in the town of Fort Portal, in Kabarole District, in western Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Bundibugyo, Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kasese and Kyenjojo.

Located at 0.655, 30.2819 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Uganda, Kabarole District

Kabale Hospital

Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Kabale Hospital is a hospital in the town of Kabale, in Kabale District, in southwestern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Kabale, Kanungu, Kisoro and Rukungiri.

Located at 0.655, 30.2819 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Uganda, Kabale District


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kabarole, Fort Portal, フォート・ポータル, 포트포털, Fort Portalas, Форт-Портал, فورٹ پورٹل