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Kijura is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing location of Kijura
Coordinates: 00°48′36″N 30°24′54″E / 0.81000°N 30.41500°E / 0.81000; 30.41500Coordinates: 00°48′36″N 30°24′54″E / 0.81000°N 30.41500°E / 0.81000; 30.41500
Country  Uganda
Region Western 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 Western Uganda. It is one of the municipalities in Kabarole District. The municipalities in the district include:


Kijura is located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi), by road, northeast of Fort Portal, the largest town in the sub region.[1] The coordinates of the town are:00 48 36N, 30 24 54E (Latitude:0.8100; Longitude:30.4150).


The exact population of Kijura is not known at this time.


The landmarks within the town limits or near the town include:

  • The offices of Kijura Town Council
  • Kijura Central Market
  • The headquarters of Kijura Sub-county
  • The burial site of Brigadier Noble Mayombo, R.I.P.[2]
  • Kijura Community Library.[3]
  • The offices of VillageConnect Information Centre, an Information technology NGO

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