in Kamwenge District of Western Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.187 and 30.454 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 11' 11" and E 30° 27' 14"
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: 02:46 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:48 am and 6:55 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: 3,7 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: 2020-09-18 07:21:36

Explore Kamwenge

Kamwenge in Kamwenge District (Western Region) with it's 17,169 inhabitants is a city in Uganda about 147 mi (or 237 km) west of Kampala, the country's capital.

Local time in Kamwenge is now 02:46 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kamwenge. The closest airport in Uganda is Kasese Airport in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km), 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 Rwenzori Mountains National Park in a distance of 37 mi (or 59 km), West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ibanda, Kasese, Kyenjojo, Fort Portal and Nsika. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 19th of September 2020

29°C (85 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 20th of September 2020

29°C (84 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 21st of September 2020

29°C (84 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

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Published: August 11, 2014
Length: 19:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Junior Achievement Uganda

HENRY, SOAP BIZ KAMWENGE JA 2014 Junior Achievement Uganda.

Kamwenge Secondary & Vocational Institute School Assembly...School Anthem.MOV

Published: June 13, 2012
Length: 38:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PIMUganda

KSVI is located in Kamwenge District, Uganda. The district is populated by returned refugee families who returned from Tanzania in 2002. They were given small plots of land by the Ugandan...

Kamwenge Secondary & Vocational Institute Masonry Students May 2011.MOV

Published: June 13, 2012
Length: 02:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PIMUganda

Masonry students at KSVI are doing an amazing job of using their skills to helpl construct buildings on campus. Boys' dorm in 2011. Now they have put up the walls for a 2nd girls' dorm. In...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Kamwenge District

Kamwenge District is a district in Western Uganda. Like most other Ugandan districts, it is named after its 'chief town', Kamwenge, where the district headquarters are located. Kamwenge District is part of the Kingdom of Toro, one of the ancient traditional monarchies in Uganda. The kingdom is coterminous with Toro sub-region, home to an estimated 1 million inhabitants in 2002, according to the national population and housing census conducted that year.

Located at 0.183333, 30.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Kamwenge District, Districts of Uganda, Western Region, Uganda


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

Located at 0.186111, 30.4539 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Kamwenge District, Western Region, Uganda

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