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Kanyanya is located in Kampala
Map of Kampala showing the location of Bwaise.
Coordinates: 00°22′25″N 32°34′38″E / 0.37361°N 32.57722°E / 0.37361; 32.57722
Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Kampala Capital City Authority
Division Kawempe Division
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kanyanya is a neighborhood within the city of Kampala, Uganda's capital.


Kanyanya is bordered by unincorporated Wakiso District to the north, Mpererwe to the east, Kaleerwe to the south and Kawempe to the west. This location is approximately 9 kilometres (5.6 mi), by road, north of Kampala's central business district.[1] The coordinates of Kanyanya are:0°22'25.0"N, 32°34'38.0"E (Latitude:0.373620; Longitude:32.577223).[2]


Kanyanya is predominantly a middle-class residential area.[3] Small business establishments, such as petrol stations, restaurants and bars appear at major intersections and along Kampala-Gayaza Highway.

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie within or near Kanyanya:

  • Kanyanya Police Station - An establishment of the Uganda National Police
  • Twin Heritage Museum - A private art museum owned by renown artist, Augustine Mugalula Mukiibi.[4]
  • Kampala Quality Primary School (KQPS) - A private, mixed, boarding elementary school[5]
  • Karibu Inn - A restaurant & bar[6]
  • Grayce Records Limited - A private recording studio owned by Ugandan music producer, Henry Kiwuuwa[7]
  • Greenfield Gardens Limited - A private, indoor and outdoor, middle-class, family restaurant & bar.[8]
  • Tonnet Agro Engineering Company Limited (TAECL) - A company that manufactures agro-processing machinery[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kanyanya With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Google, . "Location of Kanyanya At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Newvision, Archive (31 October 2008). "Plush Bungalow for Abbey Mukiibi". New Vision. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Basudde, Elvis. "Mugalula Mukiibi: Turning Art Into Heritage". New Vision Mobile. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Kajoba, Nicholas (24 July 2009). "Kampala Quality Primary Turns 10 Years". New Vision. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Newvision, Archive (16 September 2006). "Please Save Us From Karibu!". New Vision. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Ssemutooke, Joseph (18 February 2010). "Kiwuuwa's Midas Touch". New Vision. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Bazanye, Ernest. "Greenfields: Fine Food, Good Service And Ambience". New Vision. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  9. ^ Kasozi, John (7 September 2010). "Improving Quality: A Machine That Sorts, Grades Grain". New Vision. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°22′25″N 32°34′38″E / 0.37361°N 32.57722°E / 0.37361; 32.57722