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Bukomansimbi District

Masaka District
District
Coordinates:
Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
Capital Bukomansimbi
Area
 • Land 600.2 km2 (231.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population (2012 Estimate)
 • Total 154,000
 • Density 256.6/km2 (665/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Bukomansimbi District is a district in Central Uganda. The district is named after its main municipal center, Bukomansimbi, the location of the district headquarters.

Location

Bukomansimbi District is bordered by Gomba District to the north, Kalungu District to the east, Masaka District to the southeast, Lwengo District to the southwest and Sembabule District to the northwest.[1] Bukomansimbi, where the district headquarters are located, lies approximately 26 kilometres (16 mi), by road, northwest of Masaka, the nearest large city.[2] This location is approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[3] The coordinates of Bukomansimbi District are: 00 10S, 31 39E.

Overview

The district is new; having been created by act of parliament in 2010. It became functional on 1 July 2010, with its headquarters located at Bukomansimbi Town. It was formerly part of Masaka District, before it was split off as a separate independent district.[4]

Population

In 1991, the national population census estimated the population at about 126,550. Eleven years later, the 2002 national census put the population at approximately 139,560. In 2012, the mid-year district population was estimated at 154,000.[5]

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