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Buikwe, Mukono district, Uganda
Buikwe, Mukono district, Uganda
Buikwe is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°20′39″N 33°01′48″E / 0.34417°N 33.03000°E / 0.34417; 33.03000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Region
District Buikwe District
County Buikwe County
Constituency Buikwe South
 • Member of Parliament Lulume Bayigga
Elevation 4,000 ft (1,220 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 16,633[1]
Website Homepage

Buikwe, sometimes spelled Buyikwe, is a town in Buikwe District, Uganda. It is the administrative center of the district and the location of the district headquarters.


Buikwe is approximately 55 kilometres (34 mi), by road, east of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2] This location is approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi), by road, south-east of Lugazi, the nearest large town.[3] The coordinates of Buikwe Town Council are 0°20'36.0"N, 33°01'44.0"E (Latitude:0.343333; Longitude:33.028889).[4]


Buikwe is a small town in the south-east of the Central Region. It is the homebase of the Nalubaale Football Club.[5]


According to Uganda's Electoral Commission, there were 6,880 registered voters in Buikwe Town Council as of 27 January 2011.[6] On 27 August 2014, the national population census put Buikwe's population at 16,633.[1]

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  1. ^ a b UBOS (27 August 2014). "The Population of The Regions of the Republic of Uganda And All Cities And Towns of More Than 15,000 Inhabitants". Citypopulation.de Quoting Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Buikwe With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Map Showing Lugazi And Buikwe With Interactive Route Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Google (5 July 2015). "Location of Buikwe Town Council At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  5. ^ Johnson Were, and Norman Katende (7 January 2009). "Nalubaale Boss Quits". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  6. ^ UEC (27 January 2011). "Uganda Electoral Commission: Registration Statistics As At 27 January 2011" (PDF). Uganda Electoral Commission (UEC). Retrieved 21 January 2015. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ Richter, Jan (21 July 2008). "One On One: Jitka Škovránková, the head of a Czech hospital in Uganda". Prague: Radio Prague. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 

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Coordinates: 00°20′39″N 33°01′48″E / 0.34417°N 33.03000°E / 0.34417; 33.03000