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Kamwenge is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°11′10″N 30°27′14″E / 0.18611°N 30.45389°E / 0.18611; 30.45389
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Toro sub-region
District Kamwenge District
Elevation 4,200 ft (1,280 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 19,240[1]

Kamwenge is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the site of the Kamwenge District headquarters.


Kamwenge is approximately 300 kilometres (190 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2] This is approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi), by road, southeast of Fort Portal, the largest town in the Toro sub-region.[3] The coordinates of the town are 0°11'10.0"N, 30°27'14.0"E (Latitude:0.186111; Longitude:30.453889).[4]


The 2002 population of Kamwenge was recorded at about 13,320 by the national population census. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 16,100. In 2011, UBOS estimated the population at 16,300.[5] During the 2014 national population census, the population was put at 19,240.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

The following additional points of interest lie within the town or near its borders:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b UBOS, . (27 August 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 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Distance Between Kampala And Kamwenge With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Map Showing Fort Portal And Kamwenge With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Google (12 July 2015). "Location of Kamwenge At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  5. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Kamwenge In 2002, 2010, 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Press Release (27 February 2015). "President Launches Construction of Kamwenge–Fort Portal Road". Uganda Media Centre. Retrieved 18 December 2015. 

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Coordinates: 00°11′10″N 30°27′14″E / 0.18611°N 30.45389°E / 0.18611; 30.45389