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Kansanga is located in Kampala
Map of Kampala showing the location of Kansanga.
Coordinates: 00°17′14″N 32°36′28″E / 0.28722°N 32.60778°E / 0.28722; 32.60778
Country Uganda
RegionCentral Region
DistrictKampala Capital City Authority
DivisionMakindye Division
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Kansanga is a location in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.


Kansanga is bordered by Kabalagala and Kisugu to the north, Muyenga to the north-east, Kiwafu to the east, Bbunga to the south-east, Konge to the south, Lukuli to the south-west, Kibuye to the west, and Nsambya to the north-west. The road distance between Kampala's central business district and Kansanga is approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi).[1] The coordinates of Kansanga are 0°17'14.0"N, 32°36'28.0"E (Latitude:0.287225; Longitude:32.607778).[2]


During the 1950s and 1960s, Kansanga was primarily a middle-class residential neighborhood. During the 1990s, the neighborhood transformed into an upscale residential area and began to accommodate corporate entities like Kampala International University and the International University of East Africa. The area is cosmopolitan, with Internet cafes, residential apartments, upscale residential estates, and, as one proceeds north along the Ggaba Road, Kansanga merges into Kabalagala, with its restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.[3]

Points of interest[edit]

The points of interest within or near Kansanga include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ GFC (26 April 2016). "Distance between Cynos, A 109, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda and Kansanga, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  2. ^ Google (26 April 2016). "Location of Kansanga, Makindye Division, Kampala" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  3. ^ Baranga, Samson (25 April 2016). "Uganda: When Open-Air Club Arrived in Kansanga". The Observer (Uganda) via AllAfrica.com. Kampala. Retrieved 26 April 2016.

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Coordinates: 00°17′14″N 32°36′28″E / 0.28722°N 32.60778°E / 0.28722; 32.60778