Kapeeka

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Kapeeka
Kapeeka is located in Uganda
Kapeeka
Kapeeka
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kapeeka
Coordinates: 00°40′55″N 32°14′48″E / 0.68194°N 32.24667°E / 0.68194; 32.24667
Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Nakaseke District
Constituency Nakaseke South
Government
 • Member of Parliament Edward W. Sempala Mbuga
Elevation 1,160 m (3,810 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kapeeka is a town in Central Uganda. It is one of the urban centers in Nakaseke District.

Location[edit]

Kapeeka is located approximately 48 kilometres (30 mi), by road, northwest of Matugga.[1] This location is approximately 69 kilometres (43 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital city. [2] The coordinates of the town are:00 40 55N, 32 14 48E (Latitude:0.6820; Longitude:32.2465).

Overview[edit]

The Matugga-Kapeeka Road is a 42 kilometres (26 mi) road that links Matugga in Wakiso District to Kapeeka in Nakaseke District. The road goes through Gombe in Wakiso District and Semuto in Nakaseke District. The road will be upgraded from gravel to bitumen at an estimated cost of US$20 million. 65% of the funding will be provided by the Government of Uganda, while 35% will be provided by the Nordic Development Fund. The work will be carried out by China Tonguing International Construction Corporation (CICO). COWI, a Danish Consultancy firm will supervise the work. Construction is expected to be completed in late 2010.[3]

Population[edit]

The exact population of Kapeeka is not known at this time.

Landmarks[edit]

The landmarks within the town limits or close to the edges of town include:

  • The Matugga-Kapeeka Road - The road goes through the middle of town
  • Kapeeka Central Market
  • The offices of Kapeeka Town Council

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Coordinates: 00°40′55″N 32°14′48″E / 0.68194°N 32.24667°E / 0.68194; 32.24667