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Country  Uganda
Area  451 kmĀ²
District  Manafwa District

Manafwa is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the largest town in Manafwa District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.


Map of Manafwa


Manafwa is the location of the district headquarters of Manafwa District. The town is a sister city to the town of Amal, Sweden. Manafwa is located within Mount Elgon National Park. The town is surrounded by tropical mountainous terrain, at an altitude of approximately 1,400 metres (4,600 ft), above sea level.


The national population census in 2002, put the town population at about 11,740. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics(UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 15,400. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Manafwa at 15,800.


Manafwa is located approximately 26 kilometres (16 mi), by road, southeast of the city of Mbale, the largest metropolitan area in the sub-region. This location lies approximately 270 kilometres (170 mi), by road. northeast of Kampala, Ugandas capital city. The coordinates of the town are: 01 01 19N, 34 22 30E (Latitude:1.0220; Longitude:34.3750).

Points of interest

The following points of interest lie within the town limits or near the edges of town:

  • The headquarters of Manafwa District Administration
  • The offices of Manafwa Town Council
  • Manafwa Central Market
  • A mobile branch of PostBank Uganda
  • References

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