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This article is about the town. For the district of which it is headquarters, see Nakasongola District.
Nakasongola is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°18′54″N 32°27′54″E / 1.31500°N 32.46500°E / 1.31500; 32.46500
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Nakasongola District
Elevation 3,810 ft (1,160 m)
Population (2012 Estimate)
 • Total 7,800

Nakasongola is a town in Central Uganda. It is the location of the district headquarters for Nakasongola District. The district is named after the town.


Nakasongola is located approximately 140 kilometres (87 mi) north of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and its largest city, on an all-weather tarmac highway between Kampala and Masindi.[1] The coordinates of the town are:01 18 54N, 32 27 54E.


The population of Nakasongola Town was estimated at about 6,500 during the 2002 national census. In 2006, the population of the town was estimated at about 6,920.[2] In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the mid-year population of Nakasongola at about 7,600. The mid year population estimate for the town is approximately 7,800.[3]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest are located in the town of Nakasongola or near its borders:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Road Distance From Kampala To Nakasongola With Map". Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Estimated Population of Nakasongola Town In 2006". Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Estimated Population of Nakasongola In 2002, 2010 & 2012" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 01°18′54″N 32°27′54″E / 1.31500°N 32.46500°E / 1.31500; 32.46500