Bunagana, Uganda

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For the town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, see Bunagana, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Bunagana, Uganda
Bunagana, Uganda is located in Uganda
Bunagana, Uganda
Bunagana, Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°18′00″S 29°36′00″E / 1.30000°S 29.60000°E / -1.30000; 29.60000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Kigezi sub-region
District Kisoro District
Elevation 6,300 ft (1,920 m)

Bunagana is a town in Western Uganda.

Location[edit]

The town is located in extreme southwestern Uganda, in Kisoro District, at the International border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Bunagana lies approximately 54 kilometres (34 mi), by road, west of Kabale, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 14 kilometres (8.7 mi), by road, west of Kisoro, the location of the district headquarters.[2] The coordinates of the town are:1° 18' 0.00"S, 29° 36' 0.00"E (Latitude:-1.3000; Longitude:29.6000).

Overview[edit]

The town of Bunagana is a border town between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At an altitude of 1,920 metres (6,300 ft), above sea level, Bunagana is a major crossing point, for both human and commercial traffic.[3] On the Congolese side, a road leads to Goma, a city of approximately 400,000 people, and the capital of North Kivu Province in DRC. On the Ugandan side, Kabale, with a population estimated at about 50,000 and the capital of Kigezi sub-region, lies to the east of Bunagana and is connected to it by an all-weather bitumen-surfaced road.

Population[edit]

As of April 2012, the exact population of Bunagana, Uganda is not known.

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie within the town limits or close to the edges of the town:

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Coordinates: 01°18′00″S 29°36′00″E / 1.30000°S 29.60000°E / -1.30000; 29.60000