in Kabarole District of Western Region, Uganda
- 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: 12:45 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kampala
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:59 am and 7:08 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: 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: 2020-08-12 07:21:25
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 12:45 PM (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: 29°C / 84 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 69 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||9%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 43% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Thursday, 13th of August 2020
29°C (85 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Friday, 14th of August 2020
30°C (86 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Saturday, 15th of August 2020
29°C (84 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Agri-ProFocus Finance Fair @ Fort Portal, Uganda
The Agri-Finance Fair in Fort Portal brings farmers and banks/ MFIs together. Organised on 24 and 25 November, 2011.
Life at Mountains of the Moon University
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Wildlife Club with Ugandan Children
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Cooking with Poop? Amazing Energy Created by Bio Gas
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Building Partnerships: One Brick at a Time and MMU
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 is a town in Western Uganda. It is the seat of both Kabarole District and Toro Kingdom.
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.
Uganda Pentecostal University
Uganda Pentecostal University (UPU), is a private university in 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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Fort Portal.
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