Kagadi District

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Kagadi District
District
Coordinates: 00°56′N 30°49′E / 0.933°N 30.817°E / 0.933; 30.817Coordinates: 00°56′N 30°49′E / 0.933°N 30.817°E / 0.933; 30.817
Country Uganda
Region Western Region
Sub-region Bunyoro sub-region
Capital Kagadi
Elevation 1,350 m (4,430 ft)
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)
Website www.kagadi.go.ug

Kagadi District is a district in the Western Region of Uganda.[1][2]

Location[edit]

The district is bordered by Ntoroko District to the west, Hoima District to the north, Kibaale District to the east, and Kyenjojo District to the south.[3] The town of Kagadi, where the district headquarters are located, is approximately 250 kilometres (155 mi) north-west of Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.[4] This is about 92 kilometres (57 mi) south-west of Hoima, the nearest large city.[5]

Overview[edit]

The district was created on 1 July 2012 when Kibaale District was subdivided to create the current Kagadi, Kakumiro, and Kibaale districts.[6] The district administration began to function on 1 July 2016.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fred Kiva, and Patrick Zimurinda (15 January 2011). "Museveni Grants Kakumiro and Kagadi District status". Kampala: Uganda Radio Network. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  2. ^ Tumuhimbise, Alex (28 July 2017). "Kagadi, Kakumiro districts struggle to deliver services". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  3. ^ GUN (28 July 2017). "Guide To Uganda: Uganda District Map". Kampala: Guidetouganda.net (GUN). Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  4. ^ GFC (28 July 2017). "Distance between Post Office Building, Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda and Kagadi, Western Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  5. ^ GFC (28 July 2017). "Distance between Kagadi, Western Region, Uganda and Hoima, Western Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  6. ^ John Odyek, Mary Karugaba and Moses Walubiri (19 July 2012). "25 more districts created". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  7. ^ Kasooha, Ismael (2 July 2016). "Kagadi residents celebrate district status". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 

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