Mpanga

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Mpanga
Mpanga is located in Uganda
Mpanga
Mpanga
Map of Uganda showing the location of Mpanga.
Coordinates: 00°04′52″N 30°22′52″E / 0.08111°N 30.38111°E / 0.08111; 30.38111
Region Western Uganda
Sub-region Toro sub-region
District Kamwenge District
Elevation 1,000 m (3,000 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Mpanga is a location on River Mpanga in Uganda.

Location[edit]

Mpanga is located in Kamwenge District, in the Western Region of Uganda, adjacent to where River Mpanga empties into Lake George. This location is approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi), by road, southwest of Kamwenge, the nearest town and location of the district headquarters.[1] and approximately 300 kilometres (190 mi), by road, west of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[2] Mpanga is also the location of Mpanga Power Station, an 18 megawatt hydropower project in Uganda, constructed between 2008 and 2011. Mpanga Power Station was commissioned on 10 February 2011.[3]

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The landmarks at or near Mpanga include:

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Coordinates: 00°04′52″N 30°22′52″E / 0.08111°N 30.38111°E / 0.08111; 30.38111