Bukedea

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Bukedea
Bukedea is located in Uganda
Bukedea
Bukedea
Map of Uganda showing the location of Bukedea.
Coordinates: 01°20′51″N 34°02′40″E / 1.34750°N 34.04444°E / 1.34750; 34.04444
Country  Uganda
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Teso sub-region
District Bukedea District
Elevation 1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 36,700
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.

Location[edit]

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.[1] This location lies approximately 250 kilometres (160 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The coordinates of the town are:01 20 51N, 34 02 40E (Latitude:1.3475; Longitude:34.0445).

Population[edit]

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population of the town of the town at 35,100 in 2010.[3] In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Bukedea at 36,700.[4]

Landmarks[edit]

The landmarks within the town limits or close to the edges of town include:

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Coordinates: 01°20′51″N 34°02′40″E / 1.34750°N 34.04444°E / 1.34750; 34.04444