|District||Kampala Capital City Authority|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
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). The coordinates of Kansanga are 0°17'14.0"N, 32°36'28.0"E (Latitude:0.287225; Longitude:32.607778).
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.
Points of interest
The points of interest within or near Kansanga include:
- The Main Campus of Kampala International University - A private university
- Our lady of Mt.Carmel Catholic Church
- Kivebulaaya Protestant Church
- Kansanga Islamic Mosque
- Kansanga Miracle Center - A place of worship, affiliated with the Pentecostal Movement
- Kansanga Primary School
- Kansanga Senior Secondary School
- St. Kizito's Nursery and Primary School
- Rainbow International School
- The main campus of International University of East Africa - One of the more than 40 universities in Uganda
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- Kampala International University Homepage
- Rainbow International School Website
- St Augustine International University
- HomeHippo Guide To Kansanga