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Bushenyi

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Country  Uganda
District  Bushenyi District
Region  Western Uganda

Map of Bushenyi

Bushenyi is a town in Western Uganda. It is the 'chief town' of Bushenyi District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town, in keeping with the practice in most of the districts in the country.

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Location

Bushenyi is located on the Mbarara–Ishaka Road, approximately 56 kilometres (35 mi), by road, west of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region. This is about 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of the town of Ishaka. Kampala, the national capital and largest city in the country lies approximately 323 kilometres (201 mi), by road to the east of Bushenyi. The coordinates of the town are 0°32'30.0"S 30°11'16.0"E (Latitude:-0.541667; Longitude:30.187778).

Population

The 2002 national census estimated the population of Bushenyi at about 22,420. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the town's population at 26,300. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Bushenyi at 26,800. In 2014, the national population census put the population of Bushenyi, including Ishaka, at 41,063.

Points of interest

The following points of interest lie in the town or near the town limits:

  • The headquarters of Bushenyi District Administration
  • The offices of Bushenyi Town Council
  • Bushenyi Central Market - The largest source of fresh produce in the town
  • Ishaka Adventist Hospital - A 100-bed hospital administered by the Adventist Church
  • A branch of Centenary Bank - Located at Ishaka, a suburb of Bushenyi
  • A branch of Barclays Bank - Located at Ishaka, a suburb of Bushenyi
  • A branch of Stanbic Bank
  • A branch of Pride Microfinance Limited
  • A branch of the National Social Security Fund
  • The Western Campus of Kampala International University, including its 500-bed teaching hospital
  • Bweranyangi Girls' Senior Secondary School - A girls-only boarding middle and high school.
  • Uganda Technical College, Bushenyi.
  • References

    Bushenyi Wikipedia


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