|• Land||410.4 km2 (158.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,080 m (3,540 ft)|
|• Density||435.9/km2 (1,129/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
Budaka district is bordered by Pallisa District to the north, Mbale District to the east, Butaleja District to the south, and Kibuku District to the west. The town of Budaka is approximately 36 kilometres (22 mi), by road, west of Mbale, the largest city in the sub-region.
In 1991, the national population census estimated the population of the district at 100,300. The 2002 national census estimated the population at 136,500, with an annual population growth rate of 2.8 percent. In 2012, the population was estimated at 178,900.
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