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Ishaka is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°34′53″S 30°22′48″E / 0.58139°S 30.38000°E / -0.58139; 30.38000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
District Bushenyi District
Elevation 5,120 ft (1,560 m)

Ishaka is a town in south-western Uganda. It is one of the municipalities in Bushenyi District.


Ishaka is located in Igara County, Bushenyi District, in Western Uganda. It is located approximately 76 kilometres (47 mi), by road, west of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] This location is approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi), by road, west of Bushenyi, the location of the district headquarters.[2]


Ishaka is a town in Igara County, in Bushenyi District. Together with the neighboring town of Bushenyi, it forms the Bushenyi-Ishaka Metropolitan Area. It is the largest metropolis in the district. The district headquarters are located in Bushenyi. Kampala International University, one of the thirty one (31) universities in the country maintains its Western Campus in Ishaka. This campus houses KIU's medical school, the fourth (4th) medical school in Uganda.


The exact population of Ishaka is not known as of February 2010.

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

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Coordinates: 00°32′28″S 30°08′17″E / 0.54111°S 30.13806°E / -0.54111; 30.13806