Kyegegwa

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Kyegegwa
Kyegegwa is located in Uganda
Kyegegwa
Kyegegwa
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.

Location[edit]

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]

Population[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Fort Portal And Kyegegwa With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kyegegwa With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. 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