Kiboga

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This article is about the town. For the district of which it is headquarters, see Kiboga District.
Kiboga
Kiboga Municipality
Kiboga is located in Uganda
Kiboga
Kiboga
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°55′12″N 31°45′36″E / 0.92000°N 31.76000°E / 0.92000; 31.76000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Region of ganda
District Kiboga District
Elevation 3,870 ft (1,180 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 19,591[1]

Kiboga is a town in the Central Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Kiboga District, and the district headquarters are located there.

Location[edit]

Kiboga is located approximately 123 kilometres (76 mi) northwest of Kampala, Uganda's largest city, on the all-weather tarmac Kampala–Hoima Road.[2] This is about 78 kilometres (48 mi), by road, southeast of Hoima, the center of Uganda's petrochemical industry.[3] The coordinates of Kiboga are 0°55'03.0"N, 31°45'36.0"E (Latitude:0.9175; Longitude:31.7600).[4]

Population[edit]

The population of Kiboga was estimated at 12,000 during the 2002 national population census. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 16,600. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 17,400.[5] During the 2014 national population census, the population was enumerated at 19,591.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest are found in or near the town of Kiboga:

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Coordinates: 00°55′12″N 31°45′36″E / 0.92000°N 31.76000°E / 0.92000; 31.76000