Kabwohe

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Kabwohe
Kabwohe is located in Uganda
Kabwohe
Kabwohe
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°34′49″S 30°22′42″E / 0.58028°S 30.37833°E / -0.58028; 30.37833
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Ankole sub-region
District Bushenyi District
Elevation 4,890 ft (1,490 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 20,300[1]

Kabwohe is a town in Western Uganda. It is one of the municipalities in Sheema District.

Location[edit]

Kabwohe lies on the main highway between Mbarara and Bushenyi. It is located approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi), by road, west of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region.[2] The coordinates of the town are:0°34'49.0"S, 30°22'42.0"E (Latitude:-0.580278; Longitude:30.378333).[3]

Overview[edit]

Kabwohe is a town in Sheema District. Together with the neighboring town of Itendero, it forms the Kabwohe-Itendero Metropolitan Area. It is the largest metropolitan area in the district. Ankole Western University, one of Uganda's private universities maintains its main campus within the town of Kabwohe.

Population[edit]

In 2002 the national census put the population of Kabwohe at 15,355. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 18,000. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Kabwohe at 18,400 people.[4] In 2014, the national population census put the population of Kabwohe at 20,300.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UBOS, . (29 November 2014). "The Population of The Regions of the Republic of Uganda And All Cities And Towns of More Than 15,000 Inhabitants". Citypopulation.de Quoting Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Mbarara And Kabwohe With Map". Globefeedcom. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Kabwohe at Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . (2012). "Estimated Population of Kabwohe-Itendero In 2002, 2010 & 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Ahimbisibwe, Chris (19 April 2009). "Private Universities Cautioned On Fees". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 27 February 2015. 

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Coordinates: 00°34′49″S 30°22′42″E / 0.58028°S 30.37833°E / -0.58028; 30.37833