|Elevation||3,600 ft (1,100 m)|
|Population (2008 Estimate)|
Busolwe is located approximately 47 kilometres (29 mi), by road, southwest of Mbale, the largest city in the sub-region. This location lies approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi), by road, southwest of Butaleja, the location of the district headquarters. The coordinates of the town are:00 50 57N, 33 55 37E (Latitude:0.8490; Longitude:33.9270).
The Uganda Bureau of statistics estimates the 2011 mid-year population of Busolwe at 8,500.
The landmarks in the town of Busolwe include:
- Busolwe Hospital - A 120 bed public hospital, administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health
- Busolwe Central Market
- The offices of Busolwe Town Council
- Busolwe Public Library
- The Lunyole Language Association