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 contains 26 districts:

Western region in blue.
District Pop.
2002
Map Chief town
Buhweju 82,881 81 Buhweju
Buliisa 63,363 10 Buliisa
Bundibugyo 158,909 11 Bundibugyo
Bushenyi 205,671 12 Bushenyi
Hoima 343,618 18 Hoima
Ibanda 198,635 19 Ibanda
Isingiro 316,025 26 Isingiro
Kabale 458,318 23 Kabale
Kabarole 356,914 24 Fort Portal
Kamwenge 263,730 31 Kamwenge
Kanungu 204,732 32 Kanungu
Kasese 523,033 34 Kasese
Kibaale 405,882 37 Kibaale
Kiruhura 212,219 40 Kiruhura
Kiryandongo 187,707 92 Kiryandongo
Kisoro 220,312 41 Kisoro
Kyegegwa 110,925 96 Kyegegwa
Kyenjojo 266,246 46 Kyenjojo
Masindi 208,420 52 Masindi
Mbarara 361,477 55 Mbarara
Mitooma 160,802 102 Mitooma
Ntoroko 51,069 106 Ntoroko
Ntungamo 379,987 66 Ntungamo
Rubirizi 101,804 109 Rubirizi
Rukungiri 275,162 71 Rukungiri
Sheema 180,234 111 Kibingo

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Uganda: Administrative units (source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics)". GeoHive. Retrieved 18 June 2013.