in Kasese District of Western Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.183 and 30.083 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 10' 59" and E 30° 4' 59"
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: 06:51 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:47 am and 6:54 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: 3,5 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: 2022-12-06 08:17:55

Delve into Kasese

Kasese in Kasese District (Western Region) with it's 67,269 habitants is located in Uganda about 173 mi (or 278 km) west of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kasese is now 06:51 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Kasese. The closest airport in Uganda is Kasese Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East. 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 11 mi (or 18 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 66% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 8th of December 2022

27°C (81 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 9th of December 2022

26°C (80 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 10th of December 2022

26°C (79 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sandton Hotel

0,5 mi
Rwenzori Road
10 Kasese

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Stone Arch Bridge in Uganda

Published: May 15, 2013
Length: 48:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BTC Belgian Development Agency

In the rural areas of Kasese District (Western Uganda), where labor is cheap and industrial building materials are very expensive, the stone arch bridge technology provides an affordable and...

New Eden NGO in Uganda - an introduction

Published: November 16, 2012
Length: 37:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: theFCDE

New Eden is a Ugandan NGO that works to support a wide variety of community development issues new Kasese, Uganda. The organization focuses on the most vulnerable parts of society including...

Uganda traffic near Fort Portal

Published: January 21, 2008
Length: 58:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Code Redsniper

roads in Uganda.

Muhokya Primary School Headmaster speaks about lions @ Leopard Village cultural site

Published: July 03, 2014
Length: 27:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Uganda Carnivore Program

In this video, Martin Muhindo, Headmaster of Muhokya Primary School, explains the historical cultural significance of lions and the importance of lion tourism today. He is speaking at "Leopard...


Published: June 11, 2018
Length: 13:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Duane Twiss


Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda, Africa

Published: September 08, 2011
Length: 41:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: gw2275

Observations and commentary of the creative methods and techniques of a renowned adventurer and National Geographic-published nature photographer ...

Day at Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda Self Drive Safari

Published: January 26, 2019
Length: 05:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Peter & Libbytes

From lake Bunyonyi we continued North towards Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most popular national park in Uganda thanks to it's countless animals ...

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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.

Kasese District

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

Located at 0.183333, 30.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Kasese District, Districts of Uganda, Western Region, Uganda


Kasese is a town in Western Uganda, lying north of Lake George. It originally grew around the copper mine at Kilembe, while attention later turned to cobalt mining. It is the 'chief town' of Kasese District and the district headquarters are located there. Kasese is also the largest town in Renzururu sub-region and the King of Rwenzururu maintains a palace in the town.

Located at 0.183333, 30.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kasese District, Populated places in Uganda, Western Region, Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley

Kasese Airport

Kasese Airport is an airport in Uganda. It is one of the forty-six (46) airports in the country.

Located at 0.183333, 30.1017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Uganda, Kasese District, Western Region, Uganda

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kasese.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
קססה, KSE, Kasesė, Касесе, کاسیسے, 卡塞塞