Kanungu
in Kanungu District of Western Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.957 and 29.790 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 57' 26" and E 29° 47' 22"
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: 04:48 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:09 am and 7:17 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Uganda in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,7 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: 2020-02-25 07:23:21

Delve into Kanungu

Kanungu in Kanungu District (Western Region) with it's 14,600 habitants is a city located in Uganda about 212 mi (or 341 km) south-west of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kanungu is now 04:48 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kanungu. The closest is airport we know is Ruhengeri Airport in Rwanda in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km). The closest airport in Uganda is Mbarara Airport in a distance of 62 mi (or 63 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 Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rukungiri, Kisoro, Kabale, Mitoma and Kihihi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 33%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 51% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 27th of February 2020

31°C (88 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 28th of February 2020

27°C (81 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 29th of February 2020

27°C (81 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Tracking the Nkoringo Gorillas

Published: December 28, 2008
Length: 43:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Wanderlusts

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, which covers 331 km2, is located in the southwest corner of Uganda near the borders of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. There are 4 groups...


GORILLA TREKKING - BWINDI - UGANDA - 14 FEB 2011

Published: February 27, 2011
Length: 46:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Martin Vansteenkste

"It started and ended with a small camera and a lack of oxygene, but we would never miss our appointment"


MOUNTAIN GORILLAS OF BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST IN UGANDA.

Published: October 31, 2011
Length: 35:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dayveedh


Exo Terra Expedition Uganda 2005

Published: April 30, 2008
Length: 22:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: exoterratv

The 2005 Exo Terra Ugandan Expedition was a resounding success! The eleven team members returned safely from their 15-day expedition to Uganda, where they studied the reptile and amphibian...


Silverback Lodge, Bwindi Nationalpark, Uganda © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: January 07, 2011
Length: 30:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika

http://www.abendsonneafrika.de - Besuchen Sie die Silverback Lodge und begeben Sie sich auf ein spannendes Gorillatracking im Bwindi Nationalpark in Uganda mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre ...


Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi Nationalpark, Uganda © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: January 06, 2011
Length: 46:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika

http://www.abendsonneafrika.de - Entdecken Sie die Buhoma Lodge im Bwindi Nationalpark in Uganda mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.


Berggorillas im Bwindi Nationalpark, Uganda - © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: January 01, 2011
Length: 11:32 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika

http://www.abendsonneafrika.de - Besuchen Sie die Berggorillas im Bwindi Nationalpark, Uganda mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.


Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park Uganda 2010 (HD)

Published: October 27, 2010
Length: 30:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mark Allan

The Mountain Gorillas of Uganda in September of 2010. What a magical experience. Looking into their eyes is like nothing else. The video is in 720p High Def and shows us driving into the...


Ruhija Gorilla Lodge, Bwindi National Park, Uganda © Abendsonne Afrika

Published: January 07, 2011
Length: 18:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abendsonne Afrika

http://www.abendsonneafrika.de - Gehen Sie auf ein spannendes Gorillatracking und besuchen Sie die Ruhija Gorilla Lodge mit Abendsonne Afrika - Ihre Safarispezialisten.


Bwindi National Park, Uganda

Published: July 03, 2018
Length: 09:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Amitava Chattopadhyay

Silverback mountain gorilla munching away!


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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.

Kanungu District

Kanungu District is a district in Western Uganda. Like most other Ugandan districts, it is named after its 'chief town', Kanungu, where the district headquarters are located.

Located at -0.95, 29.7833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kanungu District, Districts of Uganda, Western Region, Uganda

Kanungu

Kanungu is a town in Western Uganda. It is the location of the district headquarters for Kanungu District. The district is named after the town. For information on the "Kanungu tragedy," see Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God.

Located at -0.9575, 29.7897 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Western Region, Uganda, Kanungu District

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kinkizi, Makiro, Kanungu