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Buyende is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°08′51″N 33°09′40″E / 1.14750°N 33.16111°E / 1.14750; 33.16111
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Eastern. Region of Uganda
Sub-region Busoga sub-region
District Buyende District
Elevation 3,480 ft (1,060 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 23,039[1]

Buyende is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial centre of Buyende District.[citation needed]


Buyende is approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi), by road, north of Jinja, the largest city in the Busoga sub-region.[2] This is approximately 180 kilometres (110 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and its largest city.[3] The coordinates of the town are:1°08'51.0"N, 33°09'40.0"E (Latitude:1.147500; Longitude:33.161111).[4]


In 2014, the national population census put the population of Buyende town at 23,039[1]

Points of interest[edit]

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

  • headquarters of Buyende District Administration
  • offices of Buyende Town Council
  • Buyende central market

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b UBOS, . (29 November 2014). "The Population of The Regions of the Republic of Uganda And All Cities And Towns of More Than 15,000 Inhabitants". Quoting Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Jinja And Buyende With Map". 
  3. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Buyende With Distance Marker". Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Google (5 July 2015). "Location of Buyende At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 

Coordinates: 01°08′51″N 33°09′40″E / 1.14750°N 33.16111°E / 1.14750; 33.16111