Kibuli

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Kibuli
Kibuli Hill
Kibuli is located in Kampala
Kibuli
Kibuli
Location in Kampala
Coordinates: 00°18′36″N 32°35′42″E / 0.31000°N 32.59500°E / 0.31000; 32.59500
Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Kampala Capital City Authority
Division Makindye Division
Elevation 3,973 ft (1,211 m)

Kibuli is a hill in the center of Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda. The name also applies to the commercial and residential neighborhoods on that hill.

Location[edit]

Kibuli Hill is bordered by Kololo to the north, Nakawa and Mbuya to the northeast, Namuwongo to the east, Muyenga to the southeast, Kabalagala to the south, Nsambya to the southwest, the Queen's Clock Tower to the east and Nakasero to the northeast. Kibuli is located approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southeast of Kampala's central business district. The coordinates of Kibuli Hill are:0°18'36.0"N, 32°35'42.0"E (Latitude:0.3100; Longitude:32.5950).[1]

Overview[edit]

Kibuli Hill rises to a peak of 3,973 feet (1,211 m), above sea level. Prince Badru Kakungulu, a member of the Buganda Royal Family owned most of the hill, before he donated it to the Ugandan Moselem community. That land today houses the Kibuli Mosque, Kibuli Secondary School, Kibuli Hospital and Kibuli Teacher Training College. The hill also accommodates a police training school and a teacher training college. At the base of the hill, on the eastern side of Kibuli, is the neighborhood called Namuwongo, the location of the old Industrial Area of the city and the oil depots of three major oil companies; Shell, Total, and Caltex.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie on Kibuli Hill:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google, . "Location of Kibuli Hill At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  2. ^ UTG, . "Profile of Kibuli Hill". Uganda Travel Guide. Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  3. ^ UMBS, . (25 July 2013). "Historic Kibuli Mosque: Built At the Cost of 250,000 UGX And Completed In 1951". Uganda Muslim Brothers and Sisters (UMBS). Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  4. ^ KCG, . "About Kibuli Mosque". Kampala City Guide (KCG). Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Namirimu, Esther (15 October 2012). "Greenhill Academy Marks World Handwashing Day". New Vision Mobile. Retrieved 13 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°18′36″N 32°35′42″E / 0.31000°N 32.59500°E / 0.31000; 32.59500