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; 32.583Coordinates: 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 www.kcc.go.ug

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 2014 national census provisional figures, Kampala District had a population of approximately 1,516,210. The Uganda Bureau of Statistics estimated that the population had grown at a rate of 2.02% since the last national census in 2002.[1]

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ Uganda Bureau Of Statistics (UBOS) (November 2014). National Population And Housing Census 2014. Provisional Results. (PDF) (Revised ed.). Kampala, Uganda. pp. 7, 22. Retrieved 29 March 2015. 

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