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Bukedea is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Bukedea.
Coordinates: 01°20′51″N 34°02′40″E / 1.34750°N 34.04444°E / 1.34750; 34.04444
Country  Uganda
Region Eastern Region of Uganda
Sub-region Teso sub-region
District Bukedea District
Elevation 1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 36,700
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Bukedea is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. It is the chief municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Bukedea District, and the district headquarters are located there.


Bukedea is situated on the main highway (A-109) between Mbale and Soroti. It is approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi), by road, southeast of Soroti, the largest city in Teso sub-region.[1] This is approximately 250 kilometres (160 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and its largest city.[2] The coordinates of the town are:01 20 51N, 34 02 40E (Latitude:1.347500; Longitude:34.044444).[3]


According to the 2002 national census, the population of Bukedea was about 25,130. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 35,100. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 36,700.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest are located within the town limits or close to the edges of town:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Soroti And Bukedea With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 17 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Bukedea With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 17 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Google (3 July 2015). "Location of Bukedea At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Estimated Population of Bukedea In 2002, 2010 & 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 01°20′51″N 34°02′40″E / 1.34750°N 34.04444°E / 1.34750; 34.04444