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Binyiny is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Binyiny.
Coordinates: 01°25′03″N 34°32′04″E / 1.41750°N 34.53444°E / 1.41750; 34.53444
District Kween District
Elevation 1,900 m (6,200 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Binyiny is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the largest town in Kween District and the headquarters of the district are located in the town. Kween District is one of the twenty-three new Ugandan districts, created in 2010. Prior to July 2010, the district was part of Kapchorwa District.[1]


Binyiny is located approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi), by road, northeast of Mbale, the nearest large city.[2] This location lies approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi), east of Kapchorwa, the largest town in the sub-region.[3] The coordinates of the town are:1°25'03.0"N, 34°32'04.0"E (Latitude:1.417500; Longitude:34.534445).[4]


As of June 2014, the exact population of the town of Binyiny is not known.

Points of interest[edit]

Te following points of interest are located within the town, or near its borders:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Chekwech, Allan (27 March 2013). "Kween District Struggles to Hold Three Years Later". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Mbale And Binyiny With Map". Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Map Showing Binyiny And Kapchorwa With Distance Marker". Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Google, . "Location of Binyiny At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 01°25′03″N 34°32′04″E / 1.41750°N 34.53444°E / 1.41750; 34.53444