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Lyantonde is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Lyantonde.
Coordinates:  Uganda 00°24′25″S 31°09′27″E / 0.40694°S 31.15750°E / -0.40694; 31.15750
Region Central Uganda
District Lyantonde District
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 8,900
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

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


Lyantonde is located approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi), by road, west of Masaka, the nearest large city, on the all-weather highway between Masaka and Mbarara.[1] This location lies approximately 220 kilometres (140 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda.[2] The coordinates of the town are:00 24 25S, 31 09 27E (Latitude: -0.4070; Longitude:31.1575).[3]


In 2002, the national population census estimated the population of the town to be 7,500. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the town's population at 8,700. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Lyantonde at 8,900.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Distance Between Masaka And Lyantonde With Map". Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Lyantonde With Distance Marker". Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Location of Lyantonde At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Lyantonde In 2002, 2010 & 2011". Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 27 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°24′25″S 31°09′27″E / 0.40694°S 31.15750°E / -0.40694; 31.15750