Kyankwanzi

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Kyankwanzi
Kyankwanzi is located in Uganda
Kyankwanzi
Kyankwanzi
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°12′00″N 31°48′00″E / 1.20000°N 31.80000°E / 1.20000; 31.80000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Kyankwanzi District
Elevation 3,900 ft (1,200 m)

Kyankwanzi is a town in Central Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Kyankwanzi District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Kyankwanzi is located approximately 162 kilometres (101 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, and the largest metropolitan area in the country.[1] This location is about 40 kilometres (25 mi), by road, north of Kiboga, the nearest large town.[2] The coordinates of the town are:01 12 00N, 31 48 00E (Latitude:1.2000; Longitude:31.8000).

Overview[edit]

Kyankwanzi was selected to be the headquarters of the newly established Kyankwanzi District, which was created by Act of Parliament and began functioning on 1 July 2010. The town is the location of the National Leadership Institute (NALI), a government-owned institute, tasked with training national leaders in the public service, military, government security organs and willing members of the public.[3]

Population[edit]

As of May 2014, the exact population of Kyankwanzi is not publicly known. The next Uganda national population census is scheduled for August 2014.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie within the town limits or near its borders:

  • The headquarters of Kyankwanzi District Administration
  • The offices of Kyankwanzi Town Council
  • National Leadership Institute (NALI) - An institute for training national leaders in public service, the military and state security organs.
  • Kyankwanzi Central Market

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Kyankwanzi With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kiboga And Kyankwanzi With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Baguma, Raymond (26 December 2007). "100 Security Officers Graduate". New Vision. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Baguma, Raymond (12 September 2013). "National Population Census for 2014". New Vision. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 01°12′00″N 31°48′00″E / 1.20000°N 31.80000°E / 1.20000; 31.80000