Eastern Region, Uganda

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Eastern
Region
Eastern Region, Uganda is located in Uganda
Eastern Region, Uganda
Location of Jinja in Eastern region, Uganda
Coordinates: 00°25′N 033°12′E / 0.417°N 33.200°E / 0.417; 33.200Coordinates: 00°25′N 033°12′E / 0.417°N 33.200°E / 0.417; 33.200
Country Uganda
Region Eastern
Regional capital Jinja
Area[1]
 • Total 39,478.8 km2 (15,242.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,143 m (3,750 ft)
Population (2002 census)[1]
 • Total 6,204,915
 • Estimate (2011) 8,623,300
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

The Eastern region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda.[1] As of Uganda's 2002 census, the region's population was 6,204,915.[1]

Districts[edit]

As of 2010, the Eastern Region contained 32 districts:[2]

Eastern region in green.
District Population
(Census 1991)
Population
(Census 2002)
Population
(Census 2014)
Map Chief town
Amuria 69,353 180,022 270,928 4 Amuria
Budaka 100,348 136,489 207,597 7 Budaka
Bududa 79,218 123,103 210,173 49 Bududa
Bugiri 171,269 266,944 382,913 8 Bugiri
Bukedea 75,272 122,433 203,600 83 Bukedea
Bukwa 30,692 48,952 89,356 9 Bukwa
Bulambuli 64,576 97,273 174,508 85 Bulambuli
Busia 163,597 225,008 323,662 13 Busia
Butaleja 106,678 157,489 244,153 15 Butaleja
Buyende 130,775 191,266 323,067 88 Buyende
Iganga 235,348 355,473 504,197 20 Iganga
Jinja 289,476 387,573 471,242 21 Jinja
Kaberamaido 81,535 131,650 215,026 25 Kaberamaido
Kaliro 105,122 154,667 236,199 28 Kaliro
Kamuli 249,317 361,399 486,319 30 Kamuli
Kapchorwa 48,667 74,268 105,186 33 Kapchorwa
Katakwi 75,244 118,928 166,231 35 Katakwi
Kibuku 91,216 128,219 202,033 91 Kibuku
Kumi 102,030 165,365 239,268 45 Kumi
Kween 37,343 67,171 93,667 94 Binyiny
Luuka 130,408 185,526 238,020 98 Luuka
Manafwa 178,528 262,566 353,825 101 Manafwa
Mayuge 216,849 324,674 473,239 53 Mayuge
Mbale 240,929 332,571 488,960 54 Mbale
Namayingo 68,038 145,451 215,442 103 Namayingo
Namutumba 123,871 167,691 252,562 14 Namutumba
Ngora 59,392 101,867 141,919 105 Ngora
Pallisa 166,092 255,870 386,890 69 Pallisa
Serere 90,386 176,479 285,903 110 Serere
Sironko 147,729 97,273 242,422 73 Sironko
Soroti 113,872 193,310 296,833 74 Soroti
Tororo 285,299 379,399 517,082 75 Tororo

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Uganda: Administrative units (source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics)". GeoHive. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Uganda: Administrative Division". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 8 November 2016.