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Kanoni is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kanoni
Coordinates: 00°10′30″N 31°54′36″E / 0.17500°N 31.91000°E / 0.17500; 31.91000
Country  Uganda
Region Central Region of Uganda
District Gomba District
 • Member of Parliament Mariam Najjemba
Elevation 1,242 m (4,075 ft)
Population (2010 Estimate)
 • Total 27,200
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kanoni is a town in the Central Region of Uganda. It is the commercial, administrative, and political headquarters of Gomba District.[1]


The town is on the Buwama-Buwere-Kanoni-Kabulasoke-Sembabule Road. It is approximately 97 kilometres (60 mi), southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2] This is approximately 64 kilometres (40 mi), by road, west of Mpigi, the nearest large metropolitan area.[3] The town lies at an average elevation of 1,242 metres (4,075 ft), above sea level.[4] The coordinates of Kanoni are 0°10'30.0"N, 31°54'36.0"E (Latitude:0.1750; Longitude:31.9100).[5]


The exact population of Kanoni is not known, as of December 2010. However, it is estimated that for a radius of 7 kilometres (4.3 mi), from Kanoni, the population totals about 27,200.[6]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mukiibi, Eriasa S. (25 August 2010). "The Making of A Needy District". The Independent (Uganda). Kampala. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  2. ^ GFC (10 July 2015). "Road Distance Between Kampala And Kanoni With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  3. ^ GFC (10 July 2015). "Road Distance Between Mpigi And Kanoni With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  4. ^ GVI (21 August 2015). "Kanoni, Gomba District: Estimated Terrain Elevation Above Sea Level". Geoview.info (GVI). Retrieved 21 August 2015. 
  5. ^ Google (21 August 2015). "Location of Kanoni at Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 21 August 2015. 
  6. ^ Estimated Population of Kanoni As of December 2010

Coordinates: 00°10′3″N 31°54′36″E / 0.16750°N 31.91000°E / 0.16750; 31.91000