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Kayunga

Kayunga
Kayunga is located in Uganda
Kayunga
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kayunga.
Coordinates:
Country  Uganda
Region Central Region of Uganda
District Kayunga District
County Ntenjeru County
Elevation 1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 26,588[1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kayunga is a town in the Central Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Kayunga District.

Contents

  • Location 1
  • Population 2
  • Points of interest 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Location

Kayunga is approximately 74 kilometres (46 mi) northeast of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, on an all-weather tarmac highway.[2] This is approximately 58 kilometres (36 mi), by road, northwest of the city of Jinja, Uganda's second industrial city, also on an all-weather tarmac highway.[3] The coordinates of the town are 0°42'12.0"N, 32°54'13.0"E (Latitude:0.703333; Longitude:32.903611).[4]

Population

According to the last national population census of 2002, Kayunga town had a population of about 19,800. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 23,100. According to UBOS, the mid-year population was estimated at 23,600 in 2011.[5] In 2014, the national population census put the population at 26,588.[1]

Points of interest

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

References

  1. ^ a b UBOS (27 August 2014). "The Population of The Regions of the Republic of Uganda And All Cities And Towns of More Than 15,000 Inhabitants". Citypopulation.de Quoting  
  2. ^ "Distance from Kampala to Kayunga with Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Road Distance Between Kayunga and Jinja with Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  4. ^  
  5. ^ UBOS (2011). "Estimated Population of Kayunga In 2002, 2010 & 2011" (PDF).  

External links

  • Mayors of Peace Page About Kayunga
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