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Rubirizi is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 00°15′54″S 30°06′00″E / 0.26500°S 30.10000°E / -0.26500; 30.10000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Western Region
Sub-Region Ankole sub-region
District Rubirizi District
Elevation 4,300 ft (1,300 m)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 8,140

Rubirizi, sometimes spelled Rubiriizi, is a town in Rubirizi District, Ankole sub-region, Western Uganda. The town is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Rubirizi District. The district is named after the town.


Rubirizi lies just south of the Equator, along the Ntungamo-Kasese Highway. This location is approximately 90 kilometres (56 mi), by road, northwest of Mbarara, the largest city in Ankole sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 350 kilometres (220 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The coordinates of the town are: 00° 15' 54S, 30° 06' 00E (Latitude:-0.2650; Longitude: 30.1000).[3]


The 2014 population census, estimated the population of Rubirizi as 8,140.

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest are found within the town limits or close to its edges:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Mbarara And Rubirizi With Map". Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Rubirizi With Distance Marker". Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Location of Rubirizi At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 00°15′54″S 30°06′00″E / 0.26500°S 30.10000°E / -0.26500; 30.10000