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 (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 16,400

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.[1] This location lies approximately 360 kilometres (220 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The coordinates of the town are:0°52'55.0"S, 30°15'55.0"E (Latitude:-0.881944; Longitude:30.265278).[3]

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.[4]

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.[5] The next Uganda national population census is planned for August 2014.[6]

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. ^ "Distance Between Mbarara And Ntungamo With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Ntungamo With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Ntungamo At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Ssenkaaba, Stephen (8 November 2013). "Ntungamo’s Growth Blind to Hygiene". New Vision. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  5. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Ntungamo In 2002, 2010 And 2011". Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Ninsiima, Racheal (14 July 2013). "Uganda Census Planned for 2014". The Observer (Uganda). Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Map Showing Ntungamo And Rukungiri With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

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