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Bushenyi is located in Uganda
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

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.


Bushenyi is located approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi), by road, west of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region.[2] Kampala, the national capital and largest city in the country lies approximately 350 kilometres (220 mi), by road to the east.[3] The coordinates of the town are:0°32'30.0"S 30°11'16.0"E (Latitude:-0.541667; Longitude:30.187778). [4]


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.[5] 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]


  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. ^ "Map Showing Bushenyi and Mbarara With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Distance Between Bushenyi And Kampala With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Google (5 July 2015). "Location of Bushenyi At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  5. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Bushenyi In 2002, 2010 And 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Ahimbisibwe, Chris (27 July 2009). "Basajja Given Sh4 Billion for Hospital". New Vision. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 

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