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This article is about the town. For the district of which it is headquarters, see Kamwenge District.
Kamwenge is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°11′10″N 30°27′14″E / 0.18611°N 30.45389°E / 0.18611; 30.45389
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Toro sub-region
District Kamwenge District
Elevation 4,200 ft (1,280 m)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 16,300

Kamwenge is a town in Western Uganda. It is the 'chief town' of Kamwenge District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.


Kamwenge is located approximately 300 kilometres (190 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[1] This location lies approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi), by road, southeast of Fort Portal, the largest town in the sub-region.[2] The coordinates of the town are:0°11'10.0"N, 30°27'14.0"E (Latitude:0.186111; Longitude:30.453889).[3]


The 2002 population of Kamwenge was recorded at about 13,320 by the national population census. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 16,100. In 2011, UBOS estimated the population of Kamwenge at 16,300.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie within the town or near its borders:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Distance Between Kampala And Kamwenge With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Fort Portal And Kamwenge With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Kamwenge At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Kamwenge In 2002, 2010, 2011". (UBOS). Retrieved 6 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°11′10″N 30°27′14″E / 0.18611°N 30.45389°E / 0.18611; 30.45389