|Elevation||1,080 m (3,540 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Busitema is located approximately 12.5 kilometres (7.8 mi), by road, northwest of Busia, where the district headquarters are located. This location is approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi), by road, southwest of Tororo, the largest town in the sub-region. The coordinates of Busitema are:00 34 21N, 34 03 00E (Latitude:0.5725; Longitude:34.0500).
As of April 2010, the exact population of Busitema is not known.
The landmarks within the town limits or close to the edges of town include:
- The Main Campus of Busitema University - The university maintains six (6) other campuses in various locations in Eastern Uganda.
- The Iganga-Tororo Road - The road passes through Busitema.