Katakwi

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Katakwi
Katakwi is located in Uganda
Katakwi
Katakwi
Map of Uganda showing the location of Katakwi.
Coordinates: 01°54′54″N 33°57′18″E / 1.91500°N 33.95500°E / 1.91500; 33.95500
Region Eastern Region of Uganda
Sub-region Teso sub-region
District Katakwi District
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 8,400
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Katakwi is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Katakwi District and the site of the district headquarters.

Location[edit]

Katakwi is approximately 53 kilometres (33 mi), by road, northeast of Soroti, the largest town in the Teso sub-region.[1] This is about 150 kilometres (93 mi), by road, northwest of Mbale, the largest city in the Eastern Region.[2] Katakwi is approximately 338 kilometres (210 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and its largest city.[3] The coordinates of the town are 01°54'54.0"N, 33°57'18.0"E (Latitude:1.9150; Longitude:33.9550).[4]

Population[edit]

The 2002 national census estimated the town's population at 5,900. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 8,100. In 2011, UBOS estimated the population at 8,400 people.[5]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GFC (14 May 2016). "Distance between Soroti, Eastern Region, Uganda and Katakwi Health Center IV, Katakwi, Eastern Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  2. ^ GFC (14 May 2016). "Distance between Mbale, Eastern Region, Uganda and Katakwi Health Center IV, Katakwi, Eastern Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  3. ^ GFC (14 May 2016). "Distance between Uganda Post Office, Kampala Road, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda and Katakwi Health Center IV, Katakwi, Eastern Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Google (13 July 2015). "Location of Katakwi At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  5. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Katakwi In 2002, 2010 And 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Google (13 May 2016). "Location of Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited: Katakwi Branch" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 

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Coordinates: 01°54′54″N 33°57′18″E / 1.91500°N 33.95500°E / 1.91500; 33.95500