Mityana

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Mityana
Mitiyana
Mityana is located in Uganda
Mityana
Mityana
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°24′00″N 32°03′00″E / 0.40000°N 32.05000°E / 0.40000; 32.05000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Mityana District
Area
 • Urban 8 sq mi (21 km2)
Elevation 3,810 ft (1,160 m)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • City 39,300
 • Urban density 4,847/sq mi (1,871.4/km2)
Time zone EAST (UTC+3)

Mityana, sometimes spelled Mitiyana, is a town in Uganda's Central Region. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Mityana District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Mityana is located approximately 77 kilometres (48 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[1] The town sits about half-way between Kampala and Mubende, on an all-weather tarmac highway that links Uganda's capital with the town of Fort Portal in Western Uganda. The coordinates of Mityana are:0° 24' 0.00"N, 32° 3' 0.00"E (Latitude:0.4000; Longitude:32.05600).[2]

Overview[edit]

Mityana town covers an area of 21 square kilometres (8.1 sq mi). The topography is made up of gentle slopes with open U-shaped valleys. This is advantageous to real estate developers because they do not incur a lot of expenses to put up buildings in the town. In 2014 the town was added to the list of urban centers serviced by the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC).[3]

Population[edit]

In 2002, the national census estimated the population of Mityana town to be about 34,100. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 38,700. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Mityana at 39,300.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest are located near or within the town limits:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance between Kampala and Mityana with Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Location of Mityana At Google Maps". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "History of the Urban Water and Sewerage Sub-Sector". National Water and Sewerage Corporation (Uganda). Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Mityana In 2002, 2010 & 2011". Uganda Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "List of branches of Stanbic Bank in Uganda". Stanbic Bank Uganda. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Ibingira, C.B.R. (May 2003). "Chronic Osteomyelitis In A Ugandan Rural Setting". East African Medical Journal: ; Vol:80, No:5. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "About Kolping Mityana Women's Project". Kolping South Africa. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°24′00″N 32°03′00″E / 0.40000°N 32.05000°E / 0.40000; 32.05000