Bukwo

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Bukwo
Bukwo is located in Uganda
Bukwo
Bukwo
Map of Uganda showing the location of Bukwo.
Coordinates:  Uganda 01°17′34″N 34°45′11″E / 1.29278°N 34.75306°E / 1.29278; 34.75306
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Sebei sub-region
District Bukwo District
Elevation 1,760 m (5,770 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Bukwo is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Bukwo District and the headquarters of the district are located there. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Bukwo is located approximately 81 kilometres (50 mi), by road, northeast of Mbale. The town is located on the eastern slopes of the Mount Elgon range, close to the border with Kenya. [1] This location lies approximately 330 kilometres (210 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in the country.[2] The coordinates of the town are:1°17'34.0"N, 34°45'11.0"E (Latitude:1.292764; Longitude:34.753050).[3]

Population[edit]

As of May 2014, the exact population of the town of Bukwo is not publicly known.

Points of interest[edit]

Te following points of interest lie within the town, or near its borders:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Mbale And Bukwo With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Bukwo With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Location of Bukwo At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 01°17′34″N 34°45′11″E / 1.29278°N 34.75306°E / 1.29278; 34.75306