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Luweero

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Country  Uganda
Region  Central Uganda

Elevation  1,100 m
District  Luweero District
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Luweero is a town in the Central Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Luweero District.

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Location

Luweero is approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi), by road, north of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, on the highway to Masindi. The road is a busy, all-weather tarmac highway. The coordinates of the town are 0°49'59.0"N, 32°29'58.0"E (Latitude:0.833056; Longitude:32.499444).

Overview

Luweero is one of several municipalities in Luweero District.

Population

The population of the town of Luweero was estimated at 23,500 during the 2002 national census. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at approximately 28,800. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 29,500. During the national population census of 2014, the population was enumerated at 42,734.

Points of interest

In Luweero or near the town, there are several points of interest, including the following:

  • Headquarters of Luweero District Administration
  • Offices of Luweero Town Council
  • Headquarters of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kasana–Luweero
  • Headquarters of the Anglican Luweero Diocese (Church of Uganda)
  • Luweero Central Market
  • Headquarters of Wekembe SACCO (microfinance institution)
  • Kampala-Masindi highway, passing through the center of town in a north/south alignment.
  • References

    Luweero Wikipedia


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