|Elevation||1,300 m (4,300 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Kalungu is approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi), by road, northeast of Masaka, the largest metropolitan center in the sub-region. This is approximately 130 kilometres (81 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and its largest city. The coordinates of the town are 00 10 05S, 31 45 36E (Latitude:-0.1680; Longitude:31.7600).
The landmarks within the town limits or close to the edges of town include:
- offices of Kalungu Town Council
- headquarters of Kalungu District Administration
- Kalungu central market