Ishaka

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Ishaka
Ishaka is located in Uganda
Ishaka
Ishaka
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°32′42″S 30°08′18″E / 0.54500°S 30.13833°E / -0.54500; 30.13833
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
District Bushenyi District
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 41,063[1]
  Bushenyi - Ishaka Metropolitan Area
Climate Aw

Ishaka is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is one of the municipalities in Bushenyi District.

Location[edit]

Ishaka is located in Igara County, in Bushenyi District, approximately 62 kilometres (39 mi), by road, west of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region.[2] This is about 6 kilometres (4 mi), west of Bushenyi, the location of the district headquarters.[3] The coordinates of Ishaka are 0°32'42.0"S, 30°08'18.0"E (Latitude:-0.545006; Longitude:30.138343).[4]

Overview[edit]

Ishaka is a town in Igara County, in Bushenyi District. Together with the neighboring town of Bushenyi, it forms the Bushenyi-Ishaka Metropolitan Area. It is the largest metropolis in the district. The district headquarters are located in Bushenyi. Kampala International University, one of the thirty one (31) universities in the country maintains its Western Campus in Ishaka. This campus houses KIU's medical school.[5]

Population[edit]

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 interesr lie within the town limits or close to the town limits:

See also[edit]

References[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. ^ GFC (23 May 2016). "Distance between Caltex Petrol Station, Ntungamo-Katunguru Road, Ishaka, Western Region, Uganda and Golf Course Road, Mbarara, Western Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  3. ^ GFC (23 May 2016). "Distance between Dominion Church, Bushenyi, Western Region, Uganda and Caltex Petrol Station, Ntungamo-Katunguru Road, Ishaka, Western Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Google (23 May 2016). "Location of Ishaka, Bushenyi District, Western Region, Uganda" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Anguyo, Innocent (19 December 2013). "KIU introduces new health courses". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  6. ^ Google (23 May 2016). "Confluence of Ishaka–Kagamba Road, Kikorongo–Ishaka Road and the Mbarara–Ishaka Road in the Middle of Ishaka Town" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  7. ^ EDN (23 May 2016). "About Ishaka Adventist Hospital". Electives.net (EDN). Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  8. ^ Jonathan Adengo, and Anthony Wesaka (4 March 2016). "Banks merge branches to cut costs". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 

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Coordinates: 00°32′42″S 30°08′18″E / 0.54500°S 30.13833°E / -0.54500; 30.13833