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Kijura is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing location of Kijura
Coordinates: 00°49′01″N 30°25′03″E / 0.81694°N 30.41750°E / 0.81694; 30.41750Coordinates: 00°49′01″N 30°25′03″E / 0.81694°N 30.41750°E / 0.81694; 30.41750
Country  Uganda
Region Western Region of Uganda
Sub-region Toro sub-region
Districts Kabarole District
Elevation 1,500 m (4,900 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kijura is a town in Kabarole District, in the Western Region of Uganda.


The town is in Hakibaale Sub-county, being one of the eight parishes in that administrative unit.[1] Kijura is approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi), by road, northeast of Fort Portal, the largest town in the Toro sub-region.[2] This is approximately 292 kilometres (181 mi) west of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[3] The coordinates of the Kijura are 0°49'01.0"N 30°25'03.0"E (Latitude:0.816944; Longitude:30.417500).[4]


The town is the location of the burial place of Brigadier Noble Mayombo, R.I.P.[5]


  1. ^ LCMT (27 July 2015). "Parishes In Hakibaale Subcounty". Land Conflict Mapping Tool (LCMT). Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  2. ^ GFC. "Road Distance Between Fort Portal And Kijura With Map". (GFC). Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  3. ^ GFC (27 July 2015). "Map Showing Kampala And Kijura With Route Marker". (GFC). Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Google (27 July 2015). "Location of Kijura At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  5. ^ Kajubi, Emmanuel (1 May 2008). "Release Mayombo Death Report". New Vision. Kampala. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2015.