Western Region, Uganda

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Western
Region
Western Region, Uganda is located in Uganda
Western Region, Uganda
Location of Mbarara in Western region, Uganda
Coordinates: 00°39′S 030°41′E / 0.650°S 30.683°E / -0.650; 30.683Coordinates: 00°39′S 030°41′E / 0.650°S 30.683°E / -0.650; 30.683
Country Uganda
Region Western
Regional capital Mbarara
Area[1]
 • Total 55,276.6 km2 (21,342.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,473 m (4,833 ft)
Population (2002 census)[1]
 • Total 6,298,075
 • Estimate (2011) 8,229,800
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

The Western region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda.[1] As of Uganda's 2002 census, the region's population was 6,298,075.[1]

Districts[edit]

As of 2010, the Western Region contained 26 districts:[2]

Western region in blue.
District Population
(Census 1991)
Population
(Census 2002)
Population
(Census 2014)
Map Chief town
Buhweju 55,534 82,881 120,720 81 Buhweju
Buliisa 47,709 63,363 113,161 10 Buliisa
Bundibugyo 92,311 158,909 224,387 11 Bundibugyo
Bushenyi 160,982 205,671 234,440 12 Bushenyi
Hoima 197,851 343,618 572,986 18 Hoima
Ibanda 148,029 198,635 249,625 19 Ibanda
Isingiro 226,365 316,025 486,360 26 Isingiro
Kabale 417,218 458,318 528,231 23 Kabale
Kabarole 299,573 356,914 469,236 24 Fort Portal
Kamwenge 201,654 263,730 414,454 31 Kamwenge
Kanungu 160,708 204,732 252,144 32 Kanungu
Kasese 343,601 523,033 694,992 34 Kasese
Kibaale 220,261 405,882 785,088 37 Kibaale
Kiruhura 140,946 212,219 328,077 40 Kiruhura
Kiryandongo 83,405 187,707 266,197 92 Kiryandongo
Kisoro 186,681 220,312 281,705 41 Kisoro
Kyegegwa 63,547 110,925 281,637 96 Kyegegwa
Kyenjojo 182,026 266,246 422,204 46 Kyenjojo
Masindi 129,682 208,420 291,113 52 Masindi
Mbarara 267,457 361,477 472,629 55 Mbarara
Mitooma 134,251 160,802 183,444 102 Mitooma
Ntoroko 24,255 51,069 67,005 106 Ntoroko
Ntungamo 305,199 379,987 483,841 66 Ntungamo
Rubirizi 75,361 101,804 129,149 109 Rubirizi
Rukungiri 230,072 275,162 314,694 71 Rukungiri
Sheema 153,009 180,234 207,343 111 Kibingo

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Uganda: Administrative units (source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics)". GeoHive. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Uganda: Administrative Division". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 8 November 2016.