Eastern Region, Uganda

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Eastern
Region
Eastern Region, Uganda is located in Uganda
Eastern Region, Uganda
Location of Jinja in Eastern region, Uganda
Coordinates: 00°25′N 033°12′E / 0.417°N 33.200°E / 0.417; 33.200Coordinates: 00°25′N 033°12′E / 0.417°N 33.200°E / 0.417; 33.200
Country Uganda
Region Eastern
Regional capital Jinja
Area[1]
 • Total 39,478.8 km2 (15,242.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,143 m (3,750 ft)
Population (2002 census)[1]
 • Total 6,204,915
 • Estimate (2011) 8,623,300
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

The Eastern region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda.[1] As of Uganda's 2002 census, the region's population was 6,204,915.[1]

Districts[edit]

As of 2010, the Eastern region contains 32 districts:

Eastern region in green.
District Pop.
2002
Map Chief town
Amuria 180,022 4 Amuria
Budaka 136,489 7 Budaka
Bududa 123,103 49 Bududa
Bugiri 266,944 8 Bugiri
Bukedea 122,433 83 Bukedea
Bukwa 48,952 9 Bukwa
Bulambuli 97,273 85 Bulambuli
Busia 225,008 13 Busia
Butaleja 157,489 15 Butaleja
Buyende 191,266 88 Buyende
Iganga 355,473 20 Iganga
Jinja 387,573 21 Jinja
Kaberamaido 131,650 25 Kaberamaido
Kaliro 154,667 28 Kaliro
Kamuli 361,399 30 Kamuli
Kapchorwa 74,268 33 Kapchorwa
Katakwi 118,928 35 Katakwi
Kibuku 128,219 91 Kibuku
Kumi 165,365 45 Kumi
Kween 67,171 94 Binyiny
Luuka 185,526 98 Luuka
Manafwa 262,566 101 Manafwa
Mayuge 324,674 53 Mayuge
Mbale 332,571 54 Mbale
Namayingo 145,451 103 Namayingo
Namutumba 167,691 14 Namutumba
Ngora 101,867 105 Ngora
Pallisa 255,870 69 Pallisa
Serere 176,479 110 Serere
Sironko 97,273 73 Sironko
Soroti 193,310 74 Soroti
Tororo 379,399 75 Tororo

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Uganda: Administrative units (source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics)". GeoHive. Retrieved 18 June 2013.