|Region||Central Region, Uganda|
|Elevation||1,200 m (3,900 ft)|
|Population (2010 Estimate)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Nakaseke District is bordered by Nakasongola District to the north and northeast, Luweero District to the southeast, Wakiso District to the south, Mityana District to the southwest. Kiboga District and Kyankwanzi District lie to the west and Masindi District lies to the northwest. Nakasongola, the location of the district headquarters, lies approximately 66 kilometres (41 mi), by road, north of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in the country. The coordinates of the district are:00 44N, 32 25E.
Nakaseke District is divided into the following administrative units:
It estimated that 59.2 percent of the Nakaseke District community is literate; which is largely limited to local Luganda language. A Primary Teachers' Training College has been built in Nakaseke.
Nakaseke District has seven (7) health units including a 100-bed public hospital, Nakaseke Hospital, administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health. There is also a community hospital at Kiwoko, Kiwoko Hospital, administrated by the Church of Uganda. There are five (5) doctors, six (6) medical assistants, twenty three (23) midwives and thirty three (33) nurses. Nakaseke Hospital is connected to other health units by a radio. Access to clean water is possible through a network of boreholes and a protected spring.
The 2002 Uganda national census estimated the population of Nakaseke District at about 137,300 inhabitants, with an annual growth rate of 3.3%. Given those statistics, it is estimated that in 2010, the population of Nakaseke District was about 178,000. See table below:
|Nakaseke District Population Trends|
Farming is the main economic activity in the districts. Activities include the cultivation of coffee, maize, beans, bananas, cassava, sweet potatoes, vegetables such as tomatoes, cabbage and fruits including pineapples and mangoes. Fishing in the area swamps, raising of cattle (for meat and milk), goats and chicken are some of the activities carried out in the area. About 90 percent of the farmers use traditional farming methods and techniques. The produce finds ready market in Kampala.