Iganga District

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Iganga District
District
District location in Uganda
District location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°36′N 33°30′E / 0.600°N 33.500°E / 0.600; 33.500Coordinates: 00°36′N 33°30′E / 0.600°N 33.500°E / 0.600; 33.500
Country  Uganda
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Busoga sub-region
Capital Iganga
Area
 • Land 1,019 km2 (393 sq mi)
Elevation 1,138 m (3,734 ft)
Population (2012 Estimate)
 • Total 499,600
 • Density 490.3/km2 (1,270/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website www.iganga.go.ug

Iganga District is a district in the Eastern Region of Uganda. The town of Iganga is the site of the district headquarters.

Location[edit]

Iganga District is bordered by Kaliro District to the north, Namutumba District to the northeast, Bugiri District to the east, Mayuge District to the south, Jinja District to the southwest, and Luuka District to the west. The district headquarters at Iganga are located approximately 44 kilometres (27 mi), by road, northeast of Jinja, the largest city in the Busoga sub-region.[1]

Population[edit]

In 1991, the national population census estimated the district population at about 235,300. The 2002 national census estimated the population of the district at about 335,500. The annual population growth rate in the district was estimated at 3.5%. In 2012, the population of Iganga District was estimated at approximately 499,600.[2]

Religion[edit]

Iganga District has the highest percentage of Muslims in Uganda.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Jinja And Iganga With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Estimated Population of Iganga District In 1991, 2002 & 2012". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  3. ^ United States Department of State (2009-10-26). "Uganda". International Religious Freedom Report 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 

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