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Central Region, Uganda

Central Region, Uganda is located in Uganda
Central Region, Uganda
Location of Kampala in Central region, Uganda
Country Uganda
Region Central
Regional capital Kampala
 • Total 61,403.2 km2 (23,707.9 sq mi)
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population (2002 census)[1]
 • Total 6,575,425
 • Estimate (2011) 8,465,400
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

The Central region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda.[1] As of Uganda's 2002 census, the region's population was 6,575,425.[1] It is coterminous with the Kingdom of Buganda, one of the ancient African monarchies that are constitutionally recognised in Uganda.


As of 2010, the Central region contains 24 districts:

Central region in red.
District Pop.
Map Chief town
Buikwe 329,858 82 Buikwe
Bukomansimbi 139,556 84 Bukomansimbi
Butambala 86,755 86 Gombe
Buvuma 42,483 87 Kitamilo
Gomba 133,264 89 Kanoni
Kalangala 34,766 27 Kalangala
Kalungu 160,684 90 Kalungu
Kampala 1,189,142 29 Kampala
Kayunga 294,613 36 Kayunga
Kiboga 108,897 38 Kiboga
Kyankwanzi 120,575 95 Kyankwanzi
Luweero 341,317 48 Luweero
Lwengo 242,252 99 Lwengo
Lyantonde 66,039 100 Lyantonde
Masaka 228,170 51 Masaka
Mityana 266,108 56 Mityana
Mpigi 187,771 59 Mpigi
Mubende 423,422 60 Mubende
Mukono 423,052 61 Mukono
Nakaseke 137,278 63 Nakaseke
Nakasongola 127,064 64 Nakasongola
Rakai 404,326 70 Rakai
Sembabule 180,045 72 Sembabule
Wakiso 907,988 76 Wakiso


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

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