Kyegegwa

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Kyegegwa
Kyegegwa is located in Uganda
Kyegegwa
Kyegegwa
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kyegegwa.
Coordinates: 00°28′48″N 31°03′18″E / 0.48000°N 31.05500°E / 0.48000; 31.05500
Country  Uganda
Region Western Region of Uganda
Sub-region Toro sub-region
District Kyegegwa District
Elevation 1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 18,729[1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kyegegwa is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Kyegegwa District.

Location[edit]

Kyegegwa is located on the main highway between Mubende and Fort Portal, approximately 110 kilometres (68 mi) by road east of Fort Portal, the largest town in the Toro sub-region.[2] This is approximately 210 kilometres (130 mi), by road, west of Kampala, the capital of and largest city in Uganda.[3] The coordinates of the town are 00 28 48N, 31 03 18E (Latitude:0.4800; Longitude:31.050).[4]

Population[edit]

As of November 2013, the population of Kyegegwa was estimated at 25,000 residents.[5] In 2014, the national population census put the population at 18,729.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie within the town, or near its borders:

  • headquarters of Kyegegwa District Administration
  • offices of Kyegegwa Town Council
  • Kyegegwa central market
  • Mubende-Fort Portal highway, passing through the center of town in a west to east direction
  • a mobile banking unit of PostBank Uganda serving the town once a week.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UBOS, . (27 August 2014). "The Population of The Regions of the Republic of Uganda And All Cities And Towns of More Than 15,000 Inhabitants". Citypopulation.de Quoting Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Fort Portal And Kyegegwa With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kyegegwa With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Google (13 July 2015). "Location of Kyegegwa At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  5. ^ Ssenkaaba, Stephen (5 November 2013). "Kyegegwa Has An Estimated Population of 25,000 People In 2013". Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Ghosh, Ishita (28 September 2010). "The Ugandan Millionaire". The Workzine Online. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 01°24′54″N 34°30′54″E / 1.41500°N 34.51500°E / 1.41500; 34.51500