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Kamuli

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Country  Uganda
Region  Eastern Uganda

Elevation  1,100 m
District  Kamuli District

Map of Kamuli

Kamuli is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Kamuli District, and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

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Kamuli by elections violence


Location

Kamuli is approximately 72 kilometres (45 mi), by road, north of Jinja, the largest city in the Busoga sub-region, on an all weather tarmac highway. The coordinates of Kamuli are 0°56'42.0"N, 33°07'30.0"E (Latitude:0.9450; Longitude:33.1250).

Population

According to the 2002 national census, the population of Kamuli was about 11,350. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population of the town at 14,700. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Kamuli at 15,200. The 2014 national population census put the population at 17,725.

Administration

The town is administered by a Municipal Council headed by a mayor. There is an elected Municipal Council of fifteen councilors. The annual budget for the municipality in 2002 was US$337,545.

Points of interest

The following points of interest lie within the town limits or close to its borders:

  • The headquarters of Kamuli District Administration
  • The offices of Kamuli Town Council
  • Kamuli Central Market
  • Kamuli Mission Hospital - A 160-bed pr
  • Ugandan Towns
  • List of roads in Uganda
  • Notable people

  • Rebecca Kadaga, politician
  • Photos

  • Photo of Downtown Kamuli
  • References

    Kamuli Wikipedia


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