in Rukungiri District of Western Region, Uganda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.841 and 29.942 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 50' 27" and E 29° 56' 30"
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: 02:25 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:08 am and 7:16 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: 2024-03-01 08:31:22

Explore Rukungiri

Rukungiri in Rukungiri District (Western Region) with it's 14,000 inhabitants is located in Uganda about 199 mi (or 321 km) south-west of Kampala, the country's capital.

Local time in Rukungiri is now 02:25 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Rukungiri. The closest airport in Uganda is Mbarara Airport in a distance of 50 mi (or 80 km), North-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 Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kanungu, Mitoma, Ntungamo, Kihihi and Bushenyi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 86% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

29°C (83 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 3rd of March 2024

30°C (85 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 4th of March 2024

29°C (84 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Meet the Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project

Published: March 21, 2012
Length: 38:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Peripheral Vision International

This is Scovia, whose life was changed by the Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project in Uganda. Their mission is to provide a high-quality, free education to children who have been orphaned due to HIV/AIDS...


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 Gorilla - Bwindi Uganda Jun 2009

Published: July 09, 2009
Length: 43:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Shachar Crouvi

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Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kinyasano, Rukungire, Rukungiri