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Ziroobwe is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Ziroobwe
Coordinates: 00°40′59″N 32°42′04″E / 0.68306°N 32.70111°E / 0.68306; 32.70111Coordinates: 00°40′59″N 32°42′04″E / 0.68306°N 32.70111°E / 0.68306; 32.70111
Country Uganda
Region Central Region of Uganda
District Luweero District
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population (2012 Estimate)
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Ziroobwe is a town in Luweero District in the Central Region of Uganda. The correct phonetic spelling in the native Luganda language is "Ziroobwe".[1]


Ziroobwe is approximately 51 kilometres (32 mi), by road, north of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2] This is approximately 37 kilometres (23 mi), by road, southeast of Luweero, the site of the district headquarters.[3] The coordinates of the town are 0°40'59.0"N, 32°42'04.0"E (Latitude:0.683056; Longitude:32.701111).[4]


In August 2012, the night-time population of the town was estimated at 5,000, swelling to an estimated 7,000 during working days.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

The following additional points of interest are found in or near the town of Ziroobwe:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Lumu, Procopios (26 August 2012). "Ziroobwe: Akabuga k'Abalimi (Ziroobwe: The Small Town of Farmers)". Bukedde.co.ug (in Ganda). Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  2. ^ GFC (14 July 2015). "Road Distance Between Kampala and Ziroobwe with Map". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  3. ^ GFC (14 July 2015). "Map Showing Luweero And Ziroobwe With Route Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Google (14 July 2015). "Location of Ziroobwe At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  5. ^ Baguma, Raymond (25 November 2008). "Gayaza Road Gets Tarmac". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  6. ^ GFC. "Road Distance Between Ziroobwe And Wobulenzi With Route Marker". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Newvision Notices (2 October 2013). "Bugema University Announcing Their 19th Graduation Ceremony To Take Place On Sunday, 27 October 2013 At Bugema University Main Campus". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 14 July 2015.