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Kagadi is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°56′28″N 30°48′39″E / 0.94111°N 30.81083°E / 0.94111; 30.81083
RegionWestern Region
Sub-regionBunyoro sub-region
DistrictKagadi District
3,870 ft (1,180 m)
 (2014 Census)
 • Total22,813[1]

Kagadi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the commercial and administrative headquarters of Kagadi District.[2]


Kagadi is in Buyaga County, approximately 95 kilometres (59 mi) south-west of Hoima, the largest town in the Bunyoro sub-region.[3] This is approximately 245 kilometres (152 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[4] The coordinates of the town are 0°56'28.0"N, 30°48'39.0"E (Latitude:0.941111; Longitude: 30.810833).[5]


The 2002 national population census put the population of Kagadi at 13,568. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 20,600. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 21,600.[6] In 2014, the national census put the population at 22,813.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

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

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". Citypopulation.de quoting Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  2. ^ Fred Kiva, and Patrick Zimurinda (15 January 2011). "Museveni Grants Kakumiro and Kagadi District status". Kampala: Uganda Radio Network. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Road Distance Between Hoima And Kagadi With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Kagadi With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  5. ^ Google (6 July 2015). "Location of Kagadi At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  6. ^ UBOS (2012). "Estimated Population of Kagadi In 2002, 2010 and 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  7. ^ Google (28 July 2017). "Map Showing Confluence of Mubende–Kakumiro–Kibaale–Kagadi Road and Kyenjojo–Kabwoya Road" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  8. ^ Barigaba, Julius (27 July 2017). "Hima pulls ahead in race for Uganda's large infrastructure projects". The EastAfrican. Nairobi. Retrieved 27 July 2017.

Coordinates: 00°56′28″N 30°48′39″E / 0.94111°N 30.81083°E / 0.94111; 30.81083