Kumi Town

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Kumi Town
Kumi Municipality
Kumi Town is located in Uganda
Kumi Town
Kumi Town
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°29′24″N 33°56′06″E / 1.49000°N 33.93500°E / 1.49000; 33.93500
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Teso sub-region
District Kumi District
Elevation 3,220 ft (980 m)
Population (2011 Estimates)
 • Total 13,000

Kumi Town, commonly refeered to as Kumi, is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center in Kumi District and is the location of the district headquarters. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Kumi is located approximately 62 kilometres (39 mi), by road, northwest of Mbale, on the highway between Mbale and Soroti.[1] The coordinates of the town are:1° 29' 24.00"N, 33° 56' 6.00"E (Latitude:1.4900; Longitude:33.9350).[2]

Population[edit]

The national census in 2002 estimated the population of the town of Kumi at 8,807. In 2008, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 11,400.[3] In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Kumi Town at approximately 13,000.[4]

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: 01°29′24″N 33°56′06″E / 1.49000°N 33.93500°E / 1.49000; 33.93500