Kamuli

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For the district in which this town is located, see jinja.
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Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°56′42″N 33°07′30″E / 0.94500°N 33.12500°E / 0.94500; 33.12500
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Busoga sub-region
District Kamuli District
Elevation 3,600 ft (1,100 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 17,725[1]

Kamuli is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Kamuli District, and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Kamuli is located approximately 72 kilometres (45 mi), by road, north of Jinja, the largest city in Busoga sub-region, on an all weather tarmac highway.[2] The coordinates of Kamuli are:0°56'42.0"N, 33°07'30.0"E (Latitude:0.9450; Longitude:33.1250).[3]

Population[edit]

According to the 2002 national census, the population of Kamuli was about 11,350. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 14,700. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Kamuli at 15,200.[4] The 2014 national population census put the population of the town at 17,725[1]

Economic Activity[edit]

These include:

  • Carpentry
  • Metal Fabrication & Welding
  • Coffee processing
  • Maize milling
  • Retail trade in staples & consumables
  • Market vending

Administration[edit]

The town is administered by a Municipal Council headed by a Mayor. There is an elected Municipal Council of fifteen councilors. The annual budget for the municipality in 2002 was US$337,545.

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Photos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UBOS, . (27 August 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 26 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Distance Between Jinja And Kamuli With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Location of Kamuli At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 12 May 2014. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Kamuli In 2002, 2010 & 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°56′42″N 33°07′30″E / 0.94500°N 33.12500°E / 0.94500; 33.12500