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Sembabule is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Sembabule.
Coordinates:  Uganda 00°04′48″S 31°27′36″E / 0.08000°S 31.46000°E / -0.08000; 31.46000
Region Central Uganda
District Sembabule District
Elevation 1,180 m (3,870 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 4,800
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Sembabule is a town in Central Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Sembabule District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.


Sembabule is located approximately 48 kilometres (30 mi) by road northwest of Masaka, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 160 kilometres (99 mi) by road southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and that country's largest city.[2] The coordinates of the town are:0°04'48.0"S, 31°27'36.0"E (Latitude:-0.0800; Longitude:31.4600).[3]


The 2002 national census estimated the population of the town to be about 4,010. In 2010, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the town's population at about 4,700. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Sembabule at 4,800.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Distance Between Masaka And Sembabule With Map". Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Sembabule With Distance Marker". Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Location of Sembabule At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Sembabule In 2002, 2010 & 2011". Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 27 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°04′48″S 31°27′36″E / 0.08000°S 31.46000°E / -0.08000; 31.46000