in Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
- 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: 12:35 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Harare
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:16 am and 6:30 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Vacationland Hawaii
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2023-11-28 08:25:59
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 12:35 PM (Tuesday). 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: 34°C / 92 °F
|Morning Temperature||19°C / 67 °F|
|Evening Temperature||35°C / 94 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1009 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 2% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 29th of November 2023
34°C (94 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 30th of November 2023
19°C (65 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Friday, 1st of December 2023
29°C (85 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Holiday Inn BULAWAYO
The Nesbitt Castle
The N1 Hotel Bulawayo
BULAWAYO RAINBOW HOTEL
STONES THROW COTTAGE
SONDELA GUEST LODGE
Videos from this area
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Testimonial - Wesley T. Chimuti, Big Things Clothing, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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
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
Ms Elizabeth Munthali from the Natural History Museum in Bulawayo speaks about Greenstone at the National Training Workshop hosted by NUST in December 2007.
Africa Steam 2011 - Garratt locomotives in Zimbabwe
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.
NAU Humans vs Zombies
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.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Bradfield is a neighborhood in the city of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
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.
These districts belong to Bulawayo.
- Barbour Fields
- Barham Green
- Belmont East
- East Queens Park
- Fortunes Gate
- Four Winds
- Granite Park
- Hillside East
- Hillside South
- Hillside West
- Hume Park
- Hundred Acre Lots
- Hyde Park
- Kelvin East
- Kelvin North
- Kelvin West
- Kumalo North
- Mpopomo South
- Newton West
- North End
- North Lynne
- North Trenance
- Ntaba Moya
- Orange Grove
- Riverside North
- Riverside South
- Romney Park
- Sauers Town
- Sauers Town West
- The Jungle
- Umguza Estate
- Upper Glenville
- West Queens Park
- Windsor Park
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Bulawayo.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bulawayo.
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