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Wobulenzi Municipality
Wobulenzi is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°43′12″N 32°31′48″E / 0.72000°N 32.53000°E / 0.72000; 32.53000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Luweero District
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 23,700

Wobulenzi is a town in Luweero District in Central Uganda.


Wobulenzi is located approximately 57 kilometres (35 mi), by road, north of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, on the highway to Masindi.[1] The road is a busy, all-weather tarmac highway. The coordinates of the town are: 00 43 12N, 32 31 48E (Latitude:0.7200; Longitude:32.5300).


Wobulenzi is one of the municipalities in Luweero District, the others being:

  • Luweero - The district headquarters, about 17 kilometres (11 mi), north of Wobulenzi.
  • Bombo - About 22 kilometres (14 mi), south of Wobulenzi.
  • Bamunanika - About 14.5 kilometres (9.0 mi), east of Wobulenzi.
  • Ziroobwe - About 26 kilometres (16 mi), east of Wobulenzi.

Administrative structure[edit]

The town is administered by Wobulenzi town Council headed by the Mayor, the Town Clerk and Councilors. The Town Council is divided into five (5) Parishes namely:[2]

  • Wobulenzi East Parish
  • Wobulenzi West Parish
  • Bukalasa Parish
  • Katikamu Parish
  • Wobulenzi Central Parish.


The population of Wobulenzi was estimated at 18,846 in the 2002 national census. In 2008, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 21,900.[3] In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Wobulenzi at 23,700.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

In Wobulenzi or near the town there are several points of interest, including the following:

  • The offices of Wobulenzi Town Council
  • Wobulenzi Central Market
  • A branch of Centenary Bank
  • The Kampala-Masindi Highway passes through the middle of town.
  • The Wobulenzi-Kasawo Road - The road makes a T-junction with the Kampala-Masindi Highway at Wobulenzi and continues east, through Bamunanika, Ziroobwe and Kasawo, before it joints the Kampala-Kayunga Road at Kikwanda.

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Coordinates: 00°43′12″N 32°31′48″E / 0.72000°N 32.53000°E / 0.72000; 32.53000