|Elevation||1,300 m (4,300 ft)|
|Population (2010 Estimate)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
The town is situated along the Buwama-Buwere-Kanoni-Kabulassoke-Sembabule Road. Its location is approximately 97 kilometres (60 mi), southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. This location is approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi), by road, west of Mpigi, the nearest large metropolitan area.  The coordinates of Kanoni are:00 00 10 30N, 31 54 36E (Latitude:0.1750; Longitude:31.9100).
The exact population of Kanoni is not known, as of December 2010. However, it is estimated that for a radius of 7 kilometres (4.3 mi), from Kanoni, the population totals about 27,200.
Points of interest
The following points of interest lie within the town limits or close to the edges of town:
- The offices of Kanoni Town Council
- The headquarters of Gomba District Administration
- Kanoni Central Market
- The main campus of Central Buganda University - A private Christian university administered by the Anglican Church of Canada