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Nakawa is located in Kampala
Map of Kampala showing the location of Nakawa.
Coordinates: 00°19′59″N 32°37′05″E / 0.33306°N 32.61806°E / 0.33306; 32.61806
Country Uganda
RegionCentral Uganda
DistrictKampala Capital City Authority
DivisionNakawa Division
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Nakawa is an area in the city of Kampala, Uganda's capital. It is also the location of the headquarters of Nakawa Division, one of the five administrative divisions of Kampala.


Nakawa is located on the eastern edge of the city of Kampala. It is bordered by Ntinda to the north, Kyambogo to the northeast, Banda and Kireka to the est, Mbuya to the southeast, Bugoloobi to the south, Namuwongo to the southwest, Kololo in Kampala Central Division to the west, and Naguru to the northwest. The road distance between Kampala's central business district and Nakawa is approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi).[1] The coordinates of Nakawa are 0°19'59.0"N, 32°37'05.0"E (Latitude:0.333055; Longitude:32.618066).[2]


Nakawa lies on the main highway between Kampala and Jinja. From a mere intersection of the Kampala-Jinja Highway and Ntinda Road' in the 1950s, Nakawa has grown into a bustling metropolitan area with small, medium, and large industries and some of Uganda's highest institutions of learning.


Nakawa has the following landmarks:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ GFC (3 February 2016). "Distance between Kampala Road, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda and Nakawa, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda". (GFC). Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  2. ^ Google (3 February 2016). "Location of Nakawa At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 3 February 2016.

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Coordinates: 00°19′46″N 32°36′52″E / 0.32944°N 32.61444°E / 0.32944; 32.61444