Katunguru, Uganda

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Not to be confused with Katunguru in Tanzania.
Katunguru is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°08′49″S 30°03′46″E / 0.14694°S 30.06278°E / -0.14694; 30.06278
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Region of Uganda
Sub-Region Ankole sub-region
District Rubirizi District
Elevation 4,300 ft (1,300 m)

Katunguru, is a small town in Rubirizi District, Ankole sub-region, in the Western Region of Uganda.


Katunguru is just south of the equator, along the Ntungamo-Kasese highway. The town is approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi), by road, north of Rubirizi, the location of the district headquarters.[1] This is on the southern banks of the Kazinga Channel, which links Lake George with Lake Edward, and forms the border between Kasese District to the north and Rubirizi District to the south. Katunguru lies within the boundaries of Queen Elizabeth National Park, about 55 kilometres (34 mi), by road, south of Kasese, the nearest large town.[2] The coordinates of Katunguru, Uganda are:0°08'49.0"S, 30°03'46.0"E (Latitude:-0.146956; Longitude:30.062770).[3]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest are found within the town limits or close to its edges:

  • offices of Katunguru Town Council
  • headquarters of Katunguru Sub-county
  • Katunguru central market
  • Katunguru Senior Secondary School[4]


  1. ^ "Map Showing Rubirizi And Katunguru With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Distance Between Kasese And Katunguru With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google (26 July 2015). "Location of Katunguru, Uganda at Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Wetaka, Ahamed (18 October 2012). "Katunguru Sub County Gets First Secondary School". Uganda Radio Network (URN). Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°08′49″S 30°03′46″E / 0.14694°S 30.06278°E / -0.14694; 30.06278