Kitukutwe

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Kitukutwe
Kitukutwe is located in Uganda
Kitukutwe
Kitukutwe
Location in Uganda
Placement on map is approximate
Coordinates: 00°27′00″N 32°40′12″E / 0.45000°N 32.67000°E / 0.45000; 32.67000Coordinates: 00°27′00″N 32°40′12″E / 0.45000°N 32.67000°E / 0.45000; 32.67000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Wakiso District
Municipality Kira, Uganda
County Kyaddondo
Constituency Kyaddondo East
Government
 • Mayor Mamerito Mugerwa
 • MP Ibrahim Semujju Nganda
Elevation 3,870 ft (1,180 m)


Kitukutwe is a neighborhood in Kira Municipality, Kyaddondo County, Wakiso District, in Central Uganda.

Location[edit]

Kitukutwe is bordered by Nakasajja to the north, Kasaayi, in Mukono District to the east and Nsasa to the south. Kigulu and Bulindo lie to the southwest and Nakweero and Kabubbu lie to the northwest. This location lies approximately 23.5 kilometres (14.6 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in the country.[1] The coordinates of Kitukutwe are:0° 27' 0.00"N, 32° 40' 12.00"E (Latitude:0.45000; Longitude:32.67000).[2]

Overview[edit]

Prior to 2001, Kitukutwe was a residential and farming village. In 2001, a law was passed, incorporating the village into the newly created Kira Municipality, the second largest urban center in Uganda, with a population of 313,761 according to the 2014 national census.[3] During the 21st Century Kitukutwe has developed into a middle-class residential neighbourhood, with planned housing developments and large private farms and ranches. Kitukutwe is connected to the national power grid and to the water pipeline of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation.

Points of interest[edit]

These are some of the points of interest in or near Kitukutwe:

  • Riverside Acres Kitukutwe Housing Estate - A planned residential development by Riverside Acres Limited, a private real estate development company.
  • Jomayi Kigulu Housing Estate - A planned residential development by Jomayi Estates Limited, a private real estate development company. Housing estate located in nearby Kigulu.
  • Akright Nsasa Housing Estate - A planned residential development by Akright Projects Limited, a private real estate development company. Housing estate located in nearby Nsasa Village.

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