Kalungu District

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Kalungu District
District
Coordinates: 00°06′S 31°49′E / 0.100°S 31.817°E / -0.100; 31.817Coordinates: 00°06′S 31°49′E / 0.100°S 31.817°E / -0.100; 31.817
Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
Capital Kalungu
Area
 • Land 811.6 km2 (313.4 sq mi)
Population (2012 Estimate)
 • Total 177,200
 • Density 218.3/km2 (565/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website www.kalungu.go.ug

Kalungu District is a district in southern Central Uganda. It is named after the 'chief town' of the district, Kalungu, where the district headquarters are located.

Location[edit]

Kalungu District is bordered by Gomba District to the north, Butambala District to the north-east, Mpigi District to the east, Masaka District to the south, and Bukomansimbi District to the west. The district headquarters, Kalungu, is 21 kilometres (13 mi), by road, north-east of the city of Masaka, the largest metropolitan area in the sub-region.[1]

Overview[edit]

Kalungu District was created by Act of Parliament, carved from Masaka District.[2] The district began functioning on 1 July 2010.[citation needed] Kalungu was selected as the district headquarters.[citation needed]

Population[edit]

In 1991, the national population census estimated the district population at 152,030. The 2002 national census put the population at approximately 160,700. As of July 2012, the population was estimated at 177,200.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Masaka And Kalungu With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Mambule, Ali (12 January 2010). "Uganda: Two Districts to be Carved from Masaka". All Africa. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Estimated Population of Kalungu District In 1991, 2002 & 2012". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

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