Kyenjojo

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This article is about the town. For the district of which it is headquarters, see Kyenjojo District.
Kyenjojo
Kyenjojo Municipality
Kyenjojo is located in Uganda
Kyenjojo
Kyenjojo
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°36′36″N 30°38′39″E / 0.61000°N 30.64417°E / 0.61000; 30.64417
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Toro sub-region
District Kyenjojo District
Elevation 4,600 ft (1,400 m)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 20,900

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

Location[edit]

Kyenjojo is situated at the intersection of two major Ugandan highways. The Kyenjojo-Hoima Highway makes a T-junction with the Fort Portal-Mubende Highway in the middle of town. The town is located approximately 47 kilometres (29 mi), by road, east of Fort Portal, the largest town in the sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 275 kilometres (171 mi), by road, west Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2] The coordinates of the town are:0°36'36.0"N, 30°38'39.0"E (Latitude:0.610000; Longitude:30.644167).[3]

Population[edit]

In 2002, the national census estimated the population of the town at about 15,040. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of Kyenjojo at 20,100. The annual population growth rate of the town is approximately 3.6%. In 2011, UBOS estimated the population of Kyenjojo at 20,900.[4] The table below uses annual population estimates, to show the population trends in Kyenjojo, between 2002 and 2012.

Kyenjojo Town Population Trends
Year Estimated Population
2002 15,040
2003 15,600
2004 16,200
2005 16,800
2006 17,400
2007 18,000
2008 18,600
2009 19,300
2010 20,000
2011 20,700
2012 21,400

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Fort Portal And Kyenjojo With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kyenjojo With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Kyenjojo At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Kyenjojo own In 2002, 2010 And 2011". Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Countryman, Christa (26 August 2012). "Starting A New Branch In Kyenjojo, Uganda: Building Community Relationships". Opportunity International. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°36′36″N 30°38′39″E / 0.61000°N 30.64417°E / 0.61000; 30.64417