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Naguru, Uganda

Naggulu

Nickname(s): Naggulu, Nagulu,

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Map of Kampala showing the location of Naggulu

Coordinates: 00°20′48″N 32°36′20″E / 0.34667°N 32.60556°E / 0.34667; 32.60556

Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Kampala Capital City Authority
Division Nakawa Division
Elevation 1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Naggulu is a hill in Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda.

Location

Naggulu is bordered by Ntinda to the east, Nakawa to the southeast, Namuwongo to the south, Kololo to the southwest, Kamwookya to the west, Bukoto to the northwest and Kigoowa to the north. The coordinates of Naggulu Hill are:00 20 48N, 32 36 20E (Latitude:0.34653331; Longitude:32.6055).

Overview

Naggulu Hill rises 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) above sea level. It is the highest of all the hills in Kampala. The view from this hill is incredible; one can see the tops of most of the other hills: Kololo, Muyenga, Mbuya and Mutungo. The top of the hill houses many radio and telecommunication masts for the many communication companies in the city. The upper reaches of the hill are also the location of upscale residential mansions with manicured lawns. The well-landscaped hill also boasts of good guesthouses and recreation centers. These include:

  • Lugogo Rugby Club
  • Lugogo Tennis Club
  • Lugogo Cricket Club

Also at the base of the hill is the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) show ground, where the annual trade fairs are staged. There is also a police barracks.[1]

Landmarks

Landmarks on Naggulu Hill or near the hill include:

  • Naggulu Police Barracks
  • Naggulu Sanyu Babies Home - A private orphanage administered by Sanyu Babies Homes, an NGO.
  • Naggulu Housing Estate - A public housing project, destined for demolition and modernization
  • Naggulu General Hospital - A 200 bed public hospital built with assistance of the Chinese Government and administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health.[2]

See also

References

External links

  • About Naggulu Hill
  • The Two Faces of Naggulu

Coordinates: 00°20′48″N 32°36′20″E / 0.34667°N 32.60556°E / 0.34667; 32.60556

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