Mutukula, Uganda

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For the city in Tanzania, see Mutukula, Tanzania.
Mutukula
Mutukula is located in Uganda
Mutukula
Mutukula
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°00′00″S 31°25′00″E / 1.00000°S 31.41667°E / -1.00000; 31.41667
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Rakai District
Elevation 3,900 ft (1,190 m)
Population (2009 Estimate)
 • Total 15,000

Mutukula is a town in Central Uganda.

Location[edit]

Mutukula is located in extreme southern Rakai District, at the International border between Uganda and Tanzania. The town lies approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi), by road, southwest of Masaka, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 240 kilometres (150 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The coordinates of the town are:01 00 00N, 31 25 00E (Latitude:-1.000; Longitude:31.4167).

Overview[edit]

The town of Mutukula is a border town between Uganda and Tanzania. At an altitude of 1,190 metres (3,900 ft), above sea level, Mutukula is an important border post and major crossing point, for both human and commercial traffic.

Population[edit]

As of July 2009, the population of Mutukula, Uganda was estimated at about 15, 000 people.[3]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 01°00′00″S 31°25′00″E / 1.00000°S 31.41667°E / -1.00000; 31.41667