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Country  Uganda
Region  Western Uganda
District  Kisoro District

Kisoro is a town in Western Uganda. It is the chief town of Kisoro District and the district headquarters are located there. The district was named after the town.


Map of Kisoro

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Kisoro is located approximately 43 kilometres (27 mi), by road, west of Kabale, the largest town in the sub-region. This location lies approximately 460 kilometres (290 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country. Kisoro lies east of Rumangabo and the Virunga Mountains, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The coordinates of the town are:1°1706.0"S, 29°4106.0"E (Latitude:-1.2850; Longitude:29.6850).

Points of interest

The following points of interest are located within the town limits or near its edges:

  • The headquarters of Kisoro District Administration
  • The offices of Kisoro Town Council
  • Kisoro Central Market
  • Kisoro Airport - Administered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority
  • Kisoro District Hospital - A 160 bed public hospital, administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health
  • A branch of Crane Bank
  • A branch of Equity Bank
  • A branch of Stanbic Bank
  • Mgahinga Gorilla National Park - For viewing mountain gorillas and the Virunga Mountains
  • Lake Mutanda - Located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi), by road, north of Kisoro.
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - For viewing mountain gorillas.
  • How To Get Gorilla Trekking Permits in Uganda
  • References

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