Ntungamo

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For Ntungamo District, see Ntungamo District.
Ntungamo
Ntungamo Municipality
Ntungamo is located in Uganda
Ntungamo
Ntungamo
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°52′55″S 30°15′55″E / 0.88194°S 30.26528°E / -0.88194; 30.26528
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Ankole sub-region
District Ntungamo District
Elevation 4,600 ft (1,400 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 18,854.[1]

Ntungamo is a town in Western Uganda. It is the largest town in Ntungamo District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Ntungamo is located about 66 kilometres (41 mi), by road, southwest of the town of Mbarara, the largest metropolitan area in the sub-region, on the highway between Mbarara and Kabale.[2] This location lies approximately 360 kilometres (220 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[3] The coordinates of the town are:0°52'55.0"S, 30°15'55.0"E (Latitude:-0.881944; Longitude:30.265278).[4]

Overview[edit]

Ntungamo is a growing town, located on the Mbarara-Kale Highway. A tarmacked road branches off at Ntungamo to lead to Rukungiri. The town, as of November 2013, was still grappling with rapid growth, sanitation and water supply issues.[5]

Population[edit]

The 2002 national census put the population of the town at 13,320. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 16,100. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Ntungamo at 16,400.[6] In 2014, the national population census conducted in August that year put the population of Ntungamo at 18,854.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UBOS, . (29 November 2014). "The Population of The Regions of the Republic of Uganda And All Cities And Towns of More Than 15,000 Inhabitants". Citypopulation.de Quoting Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Distance Between Mbarara And Ntungamo With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Ntungamo With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Google, . "Location of Ntungamo At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Ssenkaaba, Stephen (8 November 2013). "Ntungamo’s Growth Blind to Hygiene". New Vision. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  6. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Ntungamo In 2002, 2010 And 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Map Showing Ntungamo And Rukungiri With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°52′55″S 30°15′55″E / 0.88194°S 30.26528°E / -0.88194; 30.26528