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Ibanda

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Area  964.8 km²

District  Ibanda District

Map of Ibanda

Ibanda is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the main political, administrative, and commercial centre of Ibanda District and the site of the district headquarters.

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Location

Ibanda is located approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi), by road, northwest of Mbarara, the largest city in the Ankole sub-region. This is about 290 kilometres (180 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of and largest city in Uganda. The coordinates of the town are 0°08'05.0"S, 30°29'42.0"E (Latitude:-0.134712; Longitude:30.495000).

History

Ibanda is known for the killing of Harry George Galt, a British sub-commissioner for the western province of the Uganda Protectorate, on 19 May 1905.

Population

The 2002 national census estimated the population of Ibanda at 22,730. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 27,800. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 28,500. In 2014, the national population census put the population at 31,316.

Points of interest

The following additional points of interest lie in Ibanda town or close to its borders:

  • offices of Ibanda Town Council
  • Ibanda Hospital, a community hospital administered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mbarara
  • Photos

  • Another View of Ibanda Town
  • References

    Ibanda Wikipedia


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