Kampala District

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Kampala District
District
District location in Uganda
District location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°19′N 32°35′E / 0.317°N 32.583°E / 0.317; 32.583
Country  Uganda
Regions Central Uganda
Capital Kampala
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 1,659,600
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website Homepage

Kampala District is a district in Uganda that is coterminous with the country's capital city, Kampala. The district is named after the city. The main language spoken is Luganda. However many other languages are spoken, including English, Swahili, Runyankole/Rukiga, Acholi and Lusoga.

Location[edit]

Kampala District lies within the Kingdom of Buganda, in Central Uganda. The district is bordered by Wakiso District to the south, the west and the north and by Kira Municipality to the east. The coordinates of the district are:00 19N, 32 35E.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 national census figures, Kampala District had a population of approximately 1,189,100. The Uganda Bureau of Statistics estimated the population of Kampala at 1,597,900 in 2010.[1] In 2011, the city's population is estimated at approximately 1,659,600.[2]

Administrative Units[edit]

Kampala District is divided into five (5) administrative divisions:

Each administrative division is independently administered by locally elected officials who report to the City Council Administration headed by an elected Lord Mayor. The current mayor of Kampala is Al Hajj Erias Lukwago.

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Coordinates: 00°19′N 32°35′E / 0.317°N 32.583°E / 0.317; 32.583