Luweero

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Luweero, Uganda
Luweero Municipality
Luweero, Uganda is located in Uganda
Luweero, Uganda
Luweero, Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°49′59″N 32°29′58″E / 0.83306°N 32.49944°E / 0.83306; 32.49944
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Luweero District
Elevation 3,600 ft (1,100 m)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 29,500

Luweero (also spelled Luwero) is a town in Central Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Luweero District. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Luweero is located approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi), by road, north of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, on the highway to Masindi. The road is a busy, all-weather tarmac highway.[1] The coordinates of the town are: 00 49 59N, 32 29 58E

Overview[edit]

Luweero is one of several municipalities in Luweero District. The other municipalities in Luweero District include the following: 1. Bombo 2. Wobulenzi 3. Bamunanika 4. Kalagala 5. Kalule 6. Ndejje and 7. Ziroobwe.

Population[edit]

The population of the town of Luweero was estimated at about 23,500 during the 2002 national census. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at approximately 28,800. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Luweero at about 29,500.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

In Luweero or near the town, there are several points of interest, including the following:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance Between Kampala And Luweero With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Estimated Population of Luweero In 2002, 2010 & 2011". Uganda Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°49′59″N 32°29′58″E / 0.83306°N 32.49944°E / 0.83306; 32.49944