23 01, 2018

Kamwenge District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

Formerly part of the Kabarole district. It became a district in 2000. Location It borders Kyenjojo in the east, Kabarole in the west, Kibale and Kyenjojo in the north. Mbarara in the south. Population 295.313 people, 152.132 female and 143.181 [...]

23 01, 2018

Kabarole District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

KABAROLE DISTRICT It was part of Toro Kingdom at Independence. Following the abolition of Kingdoms in 1967, the kingdom became a district composed of present day Kasese, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Bundibugyo and Kabarole Districts. Location It borders the districts of Bundibugyo [...]

23 01, 2018

Hoima District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

HOIMA DISTRCT It was part of former Bunyoro District. At Independence, Bunyoro was a kingdom and Hoima was an entity within the Kingdom. When Ugandan Kingdoms were abolished in 1967, Bunyoro became a district. In 1974 Bunyoro was divided into [...]

23 01, 2018

Bundibugyo District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

BUNDIBUGYO DISTRICT At Independence in 1962, Bundibugyo was part of Toro Kingdom. When the kingdoms were abolished in 1967, Toro Kingdom attained district status. IN 1974, Semliki District was carved out of Toro District and in 1980 it was re-named [...]

23 01, 2018

Yumbe District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

YUMBE DISTRICT Formerly part of Arua District. In 2000, Aringa county of Arua District was given District status and named Yumbe District. Location It borders Moyo and Adjumani in east, Arua in the west and south and Sudan in the [...]

23 01, 2018

Pader District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

PADER DISTRICT It was formerly part of Kitgum District. In 2000, two counties of Kitgum District Agago and Avu became Pader district. Location It boarders Kotido in the east, Gulu in the west, Sudan in the north and Lira and [...]

23 01, 2018

Nebbi District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

NEBBI DISTRICT At Independence, Nebbi was part of the then west Nile District. In 1974, West Nile District was divided into North Nile, Central Nile and South Nile Districts. South Nile became Nebbi District in 1980. Location Nebbi borders the [...]

23 01, 2018

Nakapiripirit District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MOYO DISTRICT Present day Moyo and Adjumani District made up the former Madi District. Moyo District was created in 1980 and in 1977, on one of its counties Adjumani was elevated to District status. Location Moyo borders the districts of [...]

23 01, 2018

Moyo District

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MOYO DISTRICT Present day Moyo and Adjumani District made up the former Madi District. Moyo District was created in 1980 and in 1977, on one of its counties Adjumani was elevated to District status. Location Moyo borders the districts of [...]

23 01, 2018

Moroto

January 23rd, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MOROTO DISTRICT It is part of the former Karamoja District which existed at Independence in1962. Under the 1974 provincial Administration, the district was divided into 3 North Karamoja, Central Karamoja and South Karamoja. IN 1980, Central and South Karamoja were [...]

19 01, 2018

Lira District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

LIRA DISTRICT At Independence, Lira district was part of the then Lango District which consisted of present-day Apac and Lira districts. Under the provincial Administration, Lango was divided into West Lango and East Lango Districts in 1974. In 1980, East [...]

19 01, 2018

Kotido District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

KOTIDO DISTRICT At Independence in 1962, Karamoja consisted of the present day Kotido, Moroto and Nakapiripirit. Under the 1974 Provincial Administration, the district was divided into North Karamoja, South Karamoja and Central Karamoja. In 1980, North Karamoja became Kotido District. [...]

19 01, 2018

Kitgum District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

KITGUM DISTRICT Kitgum was part of Acholi District at Independence in 1962. Under the 1974 provincial Administration, Acholi was divided into two districts, West and east Acholi. The latter became Kitgum District. Location It borders the Districts of Gulu in [...]

19 01, 2018

Gulu District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

GULU DISTRICT Gulu is part of the former Acholi District which existed at Independence. IN 1974, Acholi District was divided into East Acholi and West Acholi which became Kitgum and Gulu district respectively in 1980. Location It borders the districts [...]

19 01, 2018

Arua District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

ARUA DISTRICT At Independence, Arua was part of the then West Nile District, which consisted of the present day Arua, Nebbi and Yumbe Districts. Under the 1974 Provincial Administration, West Nile District was divided into south Nile, Central Nile and [...]

19 01, 2018

Apac District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

APAC DISTRICT Apac is part of former Lango District which existed at Independence in 1962. Under the 1974 provincial Administration, Lango was divided into West Lango and East Lango, which became Apac and Lira Districts respectively. Location Apac lies north [...]

19 01, 2018

Adjumani District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

ADJUMANI DISRICT Adjumani was curved from Moyo District in 1997. It is composed of East Moyo county which together with West Moyo County previously made up Moyo District. At Independence in 1962, it was known as Madi district. Adjumani and [...]

19 01, 2018

Tororo District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

TORORO DISTRICT Formerly known as Bukedi, Tororo District is one of the districts that already existed at Independence in 1962. It then consisted of present day Pallisa and Busia District. In 1980 Bukedi became Tororo District. Location Tororo borders the [...]

19 01, 2018

Soroti District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

SORORTI DISTRICT Formerly known as Teso District, it existed at Independence in 1962 and consists of the present day Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Soroti and Kumi. To ease administration, Teso district was in the 1970s divided into North Teso and South Teso, [...]

19 01, 2018

Sironko District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

SIRONKO DISTRICT Formerly part of Mbale district. In 2000, two of Mbale District-Budadiri and Bulambi became Sironko District. Location It borders Kapchorwa in the East, Kumi in the West, Nakapiripiriti in the North, Mbale in the South. Population The district [...]

19 01, 2018

Pallisa District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

PALLISA DISTRICT It was created in 1991 and was formerly part of the Tororo District. Location The district boarders the districts of Mbale in the east, Kumi in the north, Kamuli in the west, Tororo and Iganga in the south [...]

19 01, 2018

Mbale District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MBALE DISTRICT Mbale and Sironko Districts formerly constituted Bugisu District at Independence in 1962. In 1980, Bugisu district was renamed Mbale. The main language is Lumasaba. Location It boarders the Districts of Sironko in the North, Tororo in the south [...]

19 01, 2018

Mayuge District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MAYUGE DISTRICT Originally part of Iganga, Mayuge District was created in 2000, by elevating Bunya County previously part of Iganga District, to district status. Present day Iganga, Kamuli, Jinja and Mayuge district constitutes Busoga district at Independence in 1962. Location [...]

19 01, 2018

Katakwi District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

KATAKWI DISTRICT Katakwi District was created in 1997. It was formerly part of Soroti District. The 3 sub-counties which comprise Katakwi (Kapelebyong, Amuria and Usuk) belonged to Soroti until then. Location It borders Moroto to the north-east, Nakapiripirit in the [...]

19 01, 2018

Kapchorwa District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

KAPCHORWA DISTRICT During independence, it was known as Sebei and in 1980, it was re-named Kapchorwa. The main language is Kaksabin. Location It borders the district of Sironko in the south-west, Nakapiripit in the north, Moroto in the north and [...]

19 01, 2018

Kamuli District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

KAMULI DISTRICT Location It borders the districts of Iganga in the East, Jinja in the south, Kayunga in the west, Soroti in the north and Pallisa in the north-east. In 1974, the provincial Administration Kamuli was part of North Busoga [...]

19 01, 2018

Kaberamaido District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

KABERAMAIDO DISTRICT It was part of Soroti District until 2000 when it became a district. At independence in 1962, present day Soroti, Kumi, Katakwi and Kaberamaido constitute Teso District. The main language is Ateso, Kumam and Kiswahili. Location It boarders [...]

19 01, 2018

Jinja District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

JINJA DISTRICT Jinja was part of Busoga District at Independence. Under the 19741 provisional Administrations, it became a district in Busoga province. Location It borders Iganga and Kamuli in the North, Mukono in the south west, Kayunga in the West, [...]

19 01, 2018

Iganga District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

IGANGA DISTRICT Iganga was part of Busoga at Independence in 1962. In 1975 it gained district status and it became South Busoga District in the then Busoga Province. It was named Iganga in 1980. Present day Bugiri, Kamuli and Mayuge [...]

19 01, 2018

Busia District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

BUSIA DISTRICT This district was created after protracted agitation by the people of the area. One of the reasons the people advanced their own district was that administrative headquarters in Tororo was distant and affected service delivery to the people. [...]

19 01, 2018

Bugiri District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

BUGIRI DISTRICT Bugiri District, which was originally a county of Iganga District, was created in 1997. Previously Bugiri, Mayuge and present-day Iganga constituted Iganga District. Location It is bordered by Iganga in the North and West, Mayuge District in the [...]

19 01, 2018

Wakiso District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

WAKISO DISTRICT Formerly part o Mpigi District, it came into existence in 200, when the 3 counties of Mpigi District-Busiro, Kyadondo and Entebbe Municipality became Wakiso District. The people are Baganda and the main language is Luganda. Location It surrounds [...]

19 01, 2018

Sembabule District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

SEMBABULE DISTRICT The district came into existence in 1997. It consists of 2 counties of Mawogola and Lwemiyaga which were formerly part of Masaka District. The main language us Luganda and Runyankore. Location It borders Mpigi and Mubende in the [...]

19 01, 2018

Rakai District

January 19th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

RAKAI Created n 1980, Rakai district comprises of four former counties of Masaka district established in 19867, when Buganda Kingdom was sub-divided into districts. The main language is Luganda. Location Rakai boarders the districts of Masaka in the North and [...]

18 01, 2018

Nakasongola District

January 18th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

NAKASONGOLA DISTRICT Nakasongola district came into existence in 1997. It is made up of one county. Buruli which was formerly part of Luwero District. In the 1970s, during the Idi Amin regime era, Nakasongora gained sub-district status. The commission of [...]

17 01, 2018

Mukono District

January 17th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MUKONO DISTRICT At Independence in 1962, it was part of Buganda. Following the abolition of Kingdom in 1967, it became one of the districts curved out of the Buganda Kingdom and was named East Mengo. Under the 1974 provincial Administration, [...]

17 01, 2018

Mubende District

January 17th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MUBENDE DISTRICT Mubende was part of Buganda Kingdom at Independence in 1967. Following abolition of Kingdoms in 1967, It became on of the districts carved out of Buganda Kingdom. Location It borders the districts of Kiboga and Luwero in the [...]

17 01, 2018

Mpigi District

January 17th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MPIGI At Independence in 1962, Mpigi was part of Buganda Kingdom. Following the abolition of kingdoms in 1967, Buganda was divided into 4 districts-East Mengo, West Mengo, Mubende and Masaka districts. Under the 1974 provincial Administration, West Mengo became Mengo [...]

17 01, 2018

Masaka District

January 17th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

MASAKA Location Masaka district is located about 37kms away from the Equator towards the south and lies between 0o- 25o South and 34o East, having an average altitude of 115m above sea level. The district is bordered by Sembabule in [...]

17 01, 2018

Luwero District

January 17th, 2018|Uganda Travel Directory|

LUWERO DISTRICT Location The District Lies amid Latitude 2 Equator and 2 north, and between longitude 32 and 33 east. It is bordered byNakasongola Districts in the North, Mukono District in the East and Mpigi District in the South. Luwero [...]

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