Lwakhakha, Uganda

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Lwakhakha, Uganda
Lwakhakha, Uganda is located in Uganda
Lwakhakha, Uganda
Lwakhakha, Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Lwakhakha.
Coordinates:  Uganda 00°47′48″N 34°22′41″E / 0.79667°N 34.37806°E / 0.79667; 34.37806
Region Eastern Region of Uganda
Sub-region Bugisu sub-region
District Manafwa District
Elevation 1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 10,700
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Lwakhakha is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. It is one of the municipal centers in Manafwa District. The town lies across the international border from Lwakhakha, Kenya.

Location[edit]

Lwakhakha is approximately 55 kilometres (34 mi), by road, southeast of Mbale, the nearest large city.[1] This is approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi), by road, southeast of Manafwa, the site of the district headquarters.[2] The coordinates of Lwakhakha, Uganda are 0°47'48.0"N, 34°22'41.0"E (Latitude:0.796667; Longitude:34.378056).[3]

Population[edit]

During the 2002 national census, the population of Lwakhakha was enumerated at 7,916. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 10,400. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of to be 10,700.[4]

Landmarks[edit]

Additional landmarks in Lwakhakha include the following:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GFC (14 July 2015). "Road Distance Between Mbale And Lwakhakha With Map". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  2. ^ GFC. "Map Showing Manafwa And Lwakhakha With Route Marker". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Google (14 July 2015). "Location of Lwakhakha, Uganda At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  4. ^ UBOS (2012). "Estimated Population of Lwakhakha, Uganda In 2002, 2010 & 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 15 July 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 00°47′48″N 34°22′41″E / 0.79667°N 34.37806°E / 0.79667; 34.37806