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Country  Uganda
Region  Eastern Uganda

Elevation  1,300 m
District  Bududa District

Map of Bududa

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


Bududa residents worried by new cracks on mt elgon

Bududa earthquake survivors relocated to kiryandongo slowly returning home


Bududa is on the south-eastern slopes of Mount Elgon, approximately 36 kilometres (22 mi), by road, south-east of Mbale, the largest city in the Bugisu sub-region. This is about 260 kilometres (162 mi), by road, north-east of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. The town is located within Mount Elgon National Park. The coordinates of Bududa town are 01°00'36.0"N, 34°19'54.0"E (Latitude:1.010011; Longitude:34.331663).


Bududa is 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) above sea level, inside the Mt Elgon Range.


In 2002, the national population census estimated the population of the town at 3,000. The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 4,000 in 2010. In 2011, UBOS estimated the population at 4,200.

Notable residents

  • Eng Abner Nangwale, Minister of Works from 1980 to July 1985.
  • References

    Bududa Wikipedia

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