|Elevation||1,080 m (3,540 ft)|
|Population (2011 Estimate)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Bukedea is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the chief municipal, administrative and commercial center of Bukedea District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.
Bukedea is situated on the main highway (A-109) between Mbale and Soroti. It is located approximately 79 kilometres (49 mi), by road, southeast of Soroti, the largest city in Teso sub-region. This location lies approximately 250 kilometres (160 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country. The coordinates of the town are:01 20 51N, 34 02 40E (Latitude:1.3475; Longitude:34.0445).
The landmarks within the town limits or close to the edges of town include:
- The headquarters of Bukedea District Administration
- The offices of Bukedea Town Council
- A mobile branch of PostBank Uganda
- Bukedea Central Market
- The Mbale-Lira Highway - The highway passes through the middle of town.