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Location in Kampala

Coordinates: 00°22′10″N 32°35′06″E / 0.36944°N 32.58500°E / 0.36944; 32.58500

Country  Uganda
Region Central Uganda
District Kampala Capital City Authority
Division Kawempe Division
Elevation 3,900 ft (1,200 m)

Kisaasi is a location, within the city of Kampala, Uganda.


Kisaasi is located in Kawempe Division, in northern Kampala. It is bordered by Ntinda and Bukoto to the south, Kigoowa to the southeast, Kulambiro to the est, Komamboga to the northeast, Unincorporated Wakiso District to the north, Kawempe to the west and Kyebando to the southwest. This location is approximately 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala's central business district.[1] The coordinates of Kisaasi are:00 22 30N, 32 36 00E (Latitude:0.3750; Longitude:32.6000).


Kisaasi is a middle class residential neighborhood, with clusters of upscale residencies. A local professional performing arts group, Ndere Troupe has constructed a performing arts theater, the Ndere Center, within the area.[2]


The exact population of Kisaasi is unknown, as of January 2010.


Landmarks within Kisaasi or close to the edges of town include:

  • The Kampala Northern Bypass Highway - The highway passes through the southern part of Kisaasi in an East to West direction.
  • The Ndere Center - A state-of-the-art performing arts complex owned by Ndere Troupe. The complex includes a guest house.
  • Kensington Kensington Luxury Heights - A residential housing development by Kensington Africa Limited, a developer with subdivisions in Naguru, and on Lugogo Bypass in Kololo.[3]

External links

  • Ndere Troupe Homepage
  • Ndere Troupe Founded in 1984
  • Kensington Africa Limited Homepage

See also


Coordinates: 00°23′10″N 32°35′06″E / 0.38611°N 32.58500°E / 0.38611; 32.58500

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