Makindye Division

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Makindye Division is one of the five administrative divisions of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, and the largest city in that country. The city's five divisions are: (a) Kampala Central Division (b) Kawempe Division (c) Lubaga Division (d) Makindye Division and (e) Nakawa Division.


Makindye Division is in the southeastern corner of the city, bordering Wakiso District to the south and west. The eastern boundary of the division is Murchison Bay, a part of Lake Victoria. Nakawa Division lies to the northeast of Makindye Division. Kampala Central Division lies to the north and Lubaga Division lies to the northwest. The coordinates of Makindye Division are:0°17'00.0"N, 32°35'00.0"E (Latitude:0.283334; Longitude:32.583334). Makindye, where the divisional headquarters are located, sits approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi), by road, southeast of Kampala's central business district.[1]


Neighborhoods in the division include Bukasa, Buziga, Ggaba, Kabalagala, Muyenga, Katwe, Kibuli, Kibuye, Kisugu, Lukuli, Luwafu, Makindye, Munyonyo, Nsambya, Nsambya Police Barracks, Salaama and Wabigalo.[2] The following points of interest are located in Makindye Division:

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  1. ^ "Distance Between Central Kampala And Makindye With Map". Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Parishes In Makindye Division Subcounty". Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Komugisha, Usher (2012). "Uganda To Host 200 Commonwealth Delegates". New Vision Mobile. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 0°17′00″N 32°35′00″E / 0.28333°N 32.58333°E / 0.28333; 32.58333