Kapchorwa

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Kapchorwa
(Kapchorwa Municipality)
Town
Kapchorwa is located in Uganda
Kapchorwa
Kapchorwa
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°24′00″N 34°27′00″E / 1.40000°N 34.45000°E / 1.40000; 34.45000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Sebei sub-region
District Kapchorwa District
Elevation 5,900 ft (1,800 m)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 12,900

Kapchorwa is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, commercial, and administrative center of Kapchorwa District.

Location[edit]

The town of Kapchorwa is located in the Sebei sub-region, approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi), by road, northeast of Mbale, the largest city in the Eastern Region.[1] This is approximately 310 kilometres (190 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2] The coordinates of the town are 1°24'00.0"N 34°27'00.0"E (Latitude:1.4000; Longitude:34.4500).[3]

Demographics[edit]

During the 2002 national population census, Kapchorwa's population was estimated at 8,700. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 12,300. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 12,900.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Mbale and Kapchorwa With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kapchorwa With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Google (13 July 2015). "Location of Kapchorwa At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Kapchorwa In 2002, 2010 & 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 31 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 01°24′00″N 34°27′00″E / 1.40000°N 34.45000°E / 1.40000; 34.45000