Kanoni

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Kanoni
Kanoni is located in Uganda
Kanoni
Kanoni
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kanoni
Coordinates: 00°10′30″N 31°54′36″E / 0.17500°N 31.91000°E / 0.17500; 31.91000
Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Gomba District
Elevation 1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2010 Estimate)
 • Total 27,200
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kanoni is a town in Central Uganda. It is the commercial, administrative and political headquarters of Gomba District.[1]

Location[edit]

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.[2] This location is approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi), by road, west of Mpigi, the nearest large metropolitan area. [3] The coordinates of Kanoni are:00 00 10 30N, 31 54 36E (Latitude:0.1750; Longitude:31.9100).[4]

Population[edit]

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.[5]

Points of interest[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 00°10′3″N 31°54′36″E / 0.16750°N 31.91000°E / 0.16750; 31.91000