Bulawayo
in Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.150 and 28.583 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 8' 59" and E 28° 34' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - ZWL
Spoken languages:
English, Shona, South Ndebele, North Ndebele
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:18 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Harare
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:44 am and 6:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Vacationland Hawaii
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Zimbabwe in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Zimbabwe.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Zimbabwe. Last Update: 2022-10-03 07:19:49

Explore Bulawayo

Bulawayo in Bulawayo Province with it's 699,385 inhabitants is a city in Zimbabwe about 228 mi (or 366 km) south-west of Harare, the country's capital.

Local time in Bulawayo is now 05:18 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Harare with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Bulawayo. The closest airport in Zimbabwe is Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), North. 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 Zimbabwe is Khami Ruins National Monument in a distance of 25 mi (or 41 km), North-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gwanda, Masunga, Gweru, Lupane and Francistown. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 11%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 4th of October 2022

34°C (92 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 5th of October 2022

31°C (88 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 6th of October 2022

33°C (91 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Holiday Inn BULAWAYO

Address
0,0 mi
P.O. Box Ac88,Ascot
00000 BULAWAYO
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Nesbitt Castle

Address
3,5 mi
6 Percy Avenue, Hillside
0002 Bulawayo
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BULAWAYO CLUB

Address
0,6 mi
CORNER OF FORT AND 8TH HARARE
Bulawayo
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


CRESTA CHURCHILL

Address
4,3 mi
146 MATOPOS ROAD CNR MATOPOS RD AND MOFFAT AVE
0000 Bulawayo
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The N1 Hotel Bulawayo

Address
0,7 mi
114 Joshua Nkomo Street
Bulawayo
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: 09:30 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


BULAWAYO RAINBOW HOTEL

Address
0,6 mi
CORNER 10TH AVENUE & JOSIAH TONGOGARA PO BOX 1876, BULAWAYO
00000 BULAWAYO
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


STONES THROW COTTAGE

Address
3,1 mi
3 DONGAL RD, HILLSIDE
00000 BULAWAYO
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SHASHANI LODGE

Address
5,0 mi
59KM FROM BULAWAYO ON PLUMTREE
00000 BULAWAYO
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SONDELA GUEST LODGE

Address
5,0 mi
LEOPOLD TAKAWIRA AVE
000 BULAWAYO
Zimbabwe

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

Testimonial - Wesley T. Chimuti, Big Things Clothing, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Published: February 28, 2013
Length: 34:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: J2ExVideoChannel

Wesley T. Chimuti attended a Journey to Excellence Program "Take Charge of Your Life!" workshop in 2012, shortly after starting his business Big Things Clothing. Today he says it changed the...


Greenstone Digital Library Software Talk: Ronald Munatsi

Published: January 29, 2008
Length: 33:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zimgreenstone

Mr Ronald Munatsi from the Harare Polytechnic College speaks about Greenstone at the Zimbabwe National Training Workshop hosted by NUST in Bulawayo in December 2007.


Greenstone Digital Library Software Talk: Elizabeth Munthali

Published: January 29, 2008
Length: 39:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: zimgreenstone

Ms Elizabeth Munthali from the Natural History Museum in Bulawayo speaks about Greenstone at the National Training Workshop hosted by NUST in December 2007.


FOTP vol.143 : がんばれ!変身チャリダー

Published: November 28, 2011
Length: 44:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yoshihiro Shimada

道端で偶然出会った二人の日本人、ムシくんとヒロキくん。彼らはなんとジンバブエで自転車を買って乗り始めた変身チャリダー。トラブル続き...


Africa Steam 2011 - Garratt locomotives in Zimbabwe

Published: June 11, 2012
Length: 14:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: KochersbergTV

Steam trains hauled by Garratt locomotives (ex-Rhodesian railways) in Zimbabwe and for a small part in Zambia. Trains cross the famous bridge over the Zambezi river, near the Victoria Falls.


Our Umbrella Cockatoo swearing

Published: July 07, 2012
Length: 15:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yvonne Morgan

Our darling parrot.


NAU Humans vs Zombies

Published: December 10, 2014
Length: 38:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Z Saenz

A documentary by Z Saenz and Victor Ruiz. Explores the game, the emotions, comedy and action of the popular campus-wide game Humans Vs Zombies at Northern Arizona University, and the challenges.


Bulawayo Burn Out 4

Published: May 09, 2012
Length: 54:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Shayne Sissons


Bulawayo Burn Out 2

Published: May 08, 2012
Length: 03:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Shayne Sissons

Fat Cat.


Bulawayo Burn Out 1

Published: May 08, 2012
Length: 34:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shayne Sissons

D.P: Burn Out.


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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.

Barbourfields Stadium

Barbourfields Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It is owned by Bulawayo City Council and is home to Highlanders F.C. , one of the biggest soccer teams in Zimbabwe and Bantu Rovers F.C. Soccer fans commonly refer to the stadium as "Emagumeni". It has an official capacity of 35,000, however can accommodate up to 40,000.

Located at -20.1309, 28.5696 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Zimbabwe, Buildings and structures in Bulawayo, Stadiums in Zimbabwe, Multi-purpose stadiums in Zimbabwe

Queens Sports Club

Queens Sports Club is a multi-purpose stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It is used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium holds 13,000. The club is one of two homegrounds for the Matabeleland Cricket Team, which up until recently was captained by the Zimbabwean international opening pace bowler Heath Streak. The other Matabeleland Cricket Team ground in Bulawayo is the Bulawayo Athletic Club. Queen's Sports Club is Zimbabwe's second ground, and the first being the Harare Sports Club.

Located at -20.1451, 28.5889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Zimbabwe, 2003 Cricket World Cup, Bulawayo, Multi-purpose stadiums in Zimbabwe, Test cricket grounds in Zimbabwe

Bulawayo Athletic Club

Bulawayo Athletic Club is a cricket club that competes in Zimbabwe's National League competition. It is also the name given to the club's ground. It can hold over 12,000 spectators. The ground has hosted a single Test match against New Zealand in November 1992. It was thus the second venue in Zimbabwe to host a Test match. A One Day International was played there just prior to the Test. The Test match was hit by poor weather, poor attendances and a poor wicket.

Located at -20.1648, 28.5935 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Zimbabwe, Test cricket grounds in Zimbabwe

Makokoba

This article is about the township. For the parliamentary constituency, see Makokoba (Parliament constituency) Makokoba is a suburb of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It was the first black African township in the city. The suburb is named after the actions of Mr. Fallon, who was the Native Commissioner, who used walk around with a stick.

Located at -20.15, 28.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Bulawayo

Bradfield, Zimbabwe

Bradfield is a neighborhood in the city of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Located at -20.1778, 28.585 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, Matabeleland North Province

Mpilo Hospital

Mpilo Central Hospital, more commonly known as Mpilo Hospital, is the largest hospital in Bulawayo, and third largest in Zimbabwe after Harare Hospital and Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare. Mpilo is a public hospital, and referral centre for the Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South and Midlands provinces of Zimbabwe. The hospital's name, 'Mpilo' means 'life' in the native Ndebele language.

Located at -20.1333, 28.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Bulawayo, Hospitals in Zimbabwe

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Bulawayo.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Bulawayo.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bulawayo, Горад Булаваё, Булавейо, BUQ, ブラワヨ, 불라와요, Bulavajas, Булавайо, Булавајо, 布拉瓦约