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Kalisizo is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°32′06″S 31°37′21″E / 0.53500°S 31.62250°E / -0.53500; 31.62250
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Rakai District
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 32,700

Kalisizo is a town in southern part of the Central Region of Uganda. Although it is the leading commercial center in Rakai District, the administrative headquarters of the district are in Rakai.


Kalisizo lies on the main highway between Masaka and the border town of Mutukula on Uganda's border with Tanzania. Kalisizo is located approximately 34 kilometres (21 mi), by road, southwest of Masaka, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] The coordinates of the town are:0°32'06.0"S, 31°37'21.0"E (Latitude:-0.5350; Longitude:31.6225).[2]


In 2008, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics estimated the population of the town at 31,000[3] compared to 32,700 in 2011.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

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

  • The offices of Kalisizo Town Council
  • The headquarters of Kalisizo Sub-county
  • Kalisizo General Hospital - A 120-bed public hospital administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health
  • Offices of The Rotary Club of Kalisizo - Club Number 59564.[5]
  • Christ the King Senior Secondary School
  • Kalisizo central market
  • The Masaka–Mutukula Road - The road passes through the middle of town in a north-south direction.
  • Kalisizo Grade One Magistrate's Court.
  • Kalisizo Police Station offices.
  • Rakai Health Sciences Program (Rakai Project) head offices.

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Coordinates: 00°32′06″S 31°37′21″E / 0.53500°S 31.62250°E / -0.53500; 31.62250