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Mukono Town

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Elevation  1,100 m
University  Uganda Christian University
Area  31.4 km2
Region  Central Uganda
District  Mukono District

Mukono Town is a municipality in Mukono District, Central Uganda. The town is administered by Mukono Town Council, an Urban Local Government within Mukono District Administration. The district is named after the town and the district headquarters are located there. Mukono Town has links to the English town Guildford.


Map of Mukono Town


Mukono Town is bordered by Kalagi to the north, Kira Town to the west, Lake Victoria to the south and Lugazi to the east. It lies 27 kilometres (17 mi) east of the central business district of Kampala, Ugandas capital and largest city. The town occupies approximately 31.4 square kilometres (12.1 sq mi) of land area. The coordinates of the town of Mukono are:00 21 36N, 32 45 00E (Latitude:0.3600; Longitude:32.7500).

Points of interest

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

  • The headquarters of Mukono District Administration
  • The offices of Mukono Town Council
  • Mukono Central Market
  • Uganda Christian University (UCU) - A private university affiliated with the Church of Uganda
  • Namilyango College - The oldest boys boarding high school in Uganda, located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi), by road, southwest of the town of Mukono
  • Beacon of Hope Uganda- the leading community based development organization around Mukono district
  • The Kampala-Jinja Highway passes through the center of town in a west to east direction.
  • Mukono Health Centre IV
  • Other points of interest

    Banks and other financial institutions with a presence in Mukono include:

    Other firms include:

  • Abacus Parenteral Drugs Limited (APDL) - A pharmaceutical company that manufactures intravenous fluids and sterile water for use in injections, ear drops and eye drops.
  • References

    Mukono Town Wikipedia (,),),),),),)

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