Bushenyi

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Bushenyi
Bushenyi is located in Uganda
Bushenyi
Bushenyi
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°32′30″S 30°11′16″E / 0.54167°S 30.18778°E / -0.54167; 30.18778
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Ankole sub-region
District Bushenyi District
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 41,063[1]
  Bushenyi - Ishaka Metropolitan Area
Climate Aw

Bushenyi is a town in Western Uganda. It is the 'chief town' of Bushenyi District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town, in keeping with the practice in most of the districts in the country.

Location[edit]

Bushenyi is located on the Mbarara–Ishaka Road, approximately 56 kilometres (35 mi), by road, west of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region.[2] This is about 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of the town of Ishaka.[3] Kampala, the national capital and largest city in the country lies approximately 323 kilometres (201 mi), by road to the east of Bushenyi.[4] The coordinates of the town are 0°32'30.0"S 30°11'16.0"E (Latitude:-0.541667; Longitude:30.187778). [5]

Population[edit]

The 2002 national census estimated the population of Bushenyi at about 22,420. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the town's population at 26,300. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Bushenyi at 26,800.[6] In 2014, the national population census put the population of Bushenyi, including Ishaka, at 41,063.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie in the town or near the town limits:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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 26 February 2015. 
  2. ^ GFC (22 May 2016). "Distance between Golf Course Road, Mbarara, Western Region, Uganda and Dominion Church, Bushenyi, Western Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  3. ^ GFC (22 May 2016). "Distance between Dominion Church, Bushenyi, Western Region, Uganda and Caltex Petrol Station, Ntungamo-Katunguru Road, Ishaka, Western Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  4. ^ GFC (22 May 2016). "Distance between Dominion Church, Bushenyi, Western Region, Uganda and Post Office Building, Kampala Road, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  5. ^ Google (22 May 2016). "Location of Bushenyi Town, Bushenyi District, Western Region, Uganda" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  6. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Bushenyi In 2002, 2010 And 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Ahimbisibwe, Chris (27 July 2009). "Basajja Given Sh4 Billion for Hospital". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Uganda Technical College, Bushenyi (13 February 2015). "The Academic Registrar Uganda Technical College, Bushenyi announces the 9th Graduation Ceremony due to take place on Thursday 5th March 2015 at the College Campus". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 

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Coordinates: 00°32′30″S 30°11′16″E / 0.54167°S 30.18778°E / -0.54167; 30.18778