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Kyegegwa is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kyegegwa.
Coordinates: 00°28′48″N 31°03′18″E / 0.48000°N 31.05500°E / 0.48000; 31.05500
Country  Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Toro sub-region
District Kyegegwa District
Elevation 1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Population (2013 Estimate)
 • Total 25,000
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kyegegwa is a town in Western Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Kyegegwa District. The district is named after the town.


Kyegegwa is located on the main highway between Mubende and Fort Portal, approximately 110 kilometres (68 mi), by road, east of Fort Portal, the largest town in Toro sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 210 kilometres (130 mi), by road, west of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The coordinates of the town are:00 28 48N, 31 03 18E (Latitude:0.4800; Longitude:31.050).[3]


As of November 2013, the population of Kyegegwa was estimated at 25,000 residents.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Fort Portal And Kyegegwa With Map". Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kyegegwa With Distance Marker". Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Location of Kyegegwa At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Ssenkaaba, Stephen (5 November 2013). "Kyegegwa Has A Population of 25,000 People In 2013". Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  5. ^ Ghosh, Ishita (28 September 2010). "The Ugandan Millionaire". The Workzine Online. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 01°24′54″N 34°30′54″E / 1.41500°N 34.51500°E / 1.41500; 34.51500