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Buikwe

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Country  Uganda
Elevation  1,220 m
Region  Central Uganda
District  Buikwe District

Buikwe, sometimes spelled Buyikwe, is a town in Buikwe District, Uganda. It is the administrative center of the district, and the location of the district headquarters. The district is named after the town.

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Map of Buikwe

Overview

Buikwe is a small town in south-eastern Central Region. It is the administrative capital of Buikwe District and is the location of the district headquarters. It is the homebase of Nalubaale Football Club, one of the clubs in the Ugandan Premier Football League.

Population

According to Ugandas Electoral Commission, there were 6,880 registered voters in Buikwe Town Council, as at 27 January 2011. According to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), approximately 50% of Ugandas population is below the age of 18 years. Using that data, it is estimated that the population of Buikwe Town Council in 2011, was approximately 14,000.On 27 August 2014, the national population census put Buikwes population at 16,633.

Buikwe chocolate maker


17 year old buikwe boy arrested for marrying 14 year old girl


Location

Buikwe is located approximately 55 kilometres (34 mi), by road, east of Kampala, Ugandas capital and largest city. This location lies approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi), by road, southeast of Lugazi, the nearest large town. The coordinates of Buikwe Town Council are:0°2036.0"N, 33°0144.0"E (Latitude:0.343333; Longitude:33.028889).

Points of interest

  • The offices of Buikwe District Administration
  • The offices of Buikwe Town Council
  • Buikwe Central Market - The largest fresh-produce market in the town.
  • Czech - Slovak - Ugandan Hospital - A public hospital staffed by physicians from the Czech Republic
  • Buikwe Full Gospel Church - A place of worship affiliated with the Pentecostal Movement
  • References

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