Wakyaato

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Wakyaato
Wakyaato is located in Uganda
Wakyaato
Wakyaato
Map of Uganda showing the location of Wakyaato
Coordinates: 00°52′41″N 32°12′18″E / 0.87806°N 32.20500°E / 0.87806; 32.20500
Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Nakaseke District
Constituency Nakaseke North
Government
 • Member of Parliament Syda Bbumba
Elevation 1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Wakyaato is a town in Nakaseke District, Central Uganda. The correct spelling of the town is with two "a"s after the "y". However some sources have the wrong spelling with one "a".

Location[edit]

The town of Wakyaato is located approximately 37.5 kilometres (23.3 mi), by road, west of Luweero, the largest town in the sub-region.[1] This location is approximately 92 kilometres (57 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2] The coordinates of Wakyaato are:00 52 41N, 32 12 18E (Latitude:0.8790;Longitude:32.2000).

Overview[edit]

Wakyaato is a small town in northern Nakaseke District. It is the headquarters of Wakyaato Sub-county, one of the eight (8) Sub-counties that constitute the district.[3] The northern part of the district is inhabited predominantly by pastoralist communities, contrasting with the subsistence agriculturalists who inhabit the southern part of Nakaseke District.[4]

Population[edit]

The exact population of Wakyaato is not known, as of January 2010.

Landmarks[edit]

The landmarks within the town or close to its borders include:

  • The offices of Wakyaato Town Council
  • The headquarters of Wakyaato Sub-county
  • Wakyaato Central Market is the main market
  • Wakyaato Health Center III - A health facility administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health
  • Wakyaato Prison - A correctional facility administered by the Uganda Prisons Department[5]

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Coordinates: 00°52′41″N 32°12′18″E / 0.87806°N 32.20500°E / 0.87806; 32.20500