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Kibuli

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Country  Uganda
Division  Makindye Division
Local time  Monday 3:34 PM
Region  Central Uganda
Elevation  1,211 m
Kibuli
District  Kampala Capital City Authority
Weather  27°C, Wind S at 14 km/h, 70% Humidity

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Kibuli is a hill in the center of Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda. The name also applies to the commercial and residential neighborhoods on that hill.

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Map of Kibuli, Kampala, Uganda

Location

Kibuli Hill is bordered by Kololo to the north, Nakawa and Mbuya to the northeast, Namuwongo to the east, Muyenga to the southeast, Kabalagala to the south, Nsambya to the southwest, the Queen's Clock Tower to the east and Nakasero to the northeast. Kibuli is located approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southeast of Kampala's central business district. The coordinates of Kibuli Hill are:0°18'36.0"N, 32°35'42.0"E (Latitude:0.3100; Longitude:32.5950).

Overview

Kibuli Hill rises to a peak of 3,973 feet (1,211 m), above sea level. Prince Badru Kakungulu, a member of the Buganda Royal Family owned most of the hill, before he donated it to the Ugandan Moselem community. That land today houses the Kibuli Mosque, Kibuli Secondary School, Kibuli Hospital and Kibuli Teacher Training College. The hill also accommodates a police training school and a teacher training college. At the base of the hill, on the eastern side of Kibuli, is the neighborhood called Namuwongo, the location of the old Industrial Area of the city and the oil depots of three major oil companies; Shell, Total, and Caltex.

Points of interest

The following points of interest lie on Kibuli Hill:

  • Kibuli Hospital
  • Kibuli Mosque
  • Kibuli Secondary School - A mixed day and boarding secondary school
  • Kibuli Teacher Training College
  • Greenhill Academy - An upscale private school (Grades: PreK through Grade 13)
  • Uganda National Police Training Academy
  • A campus of the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU)
  • Kibuli Central Market.
  • References

    Kibuli Wikipedia


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