UGANDA

historical demographical data of the administrative division


DISTRICTcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie1999c1991c1991e1990mc1980c1969c1959c1948e1944e1938c1931codecodecoderegionparticularsvariants of the name
source:GL/SYGL/SYSYEWBB,GL/SYLBLBLBLBGLEBEBEBGLISOFIPS
ApacApac64882505454,5460,7431,5313,3225,4APAPAUG26N
AruaArua78303023637,9624,6614,5472,3369,6ARARUUG27N
BundibugyoBundibugyo2338903116,6116,0161,3112,279,4BNBUNUG28W
BushenyiBushenyi53962083579,1734,8677,7524,7410,7BSBUSUG29W
GuluGulu117354531338,4338,7336,8270,1223,7GUGULUG30N
HoimaHoima54922120197,9197,8438,4294,3184,1HOHOIUG31W
IgangaIganga131135063945,8944,0878,1643,9470,2IGIGAUG32E
JinjaJinja734283289,5284,9270,8228,5196,3JIJINUG33E
KabaleKabale1827705417,2412,8536,2455,4403,4KAKBLUG34W
KabaroleFort Portal83613228746,8741,4766,5519,8328,0KBKBRUG35W
KalangalaKalangala5716220716,416,415,08,66,8KNKLGUG36Ccreated ca 1992
KampalaKampala23892774,2773,5650,8479,8351,8KMKLAUG37C
KamuliKamuli43481679485,2480,7449,1349,6278,3KLKLIUG38E
KapchorwaKapchorwa1738671116,7116,389,674,064,5KCKAPUG39E
KaseseKasese32051237343,6343,0425,3277,7164,1KSKASUG40W
KibaleKibale47181822220,3219,3KIKLEUG41Wcreated ca 1992Kibaale
KibogaKiboga37741457141,6140,8KGKIBUG42Ccreated ca 1992
KisoroKisoro662256186,7184,9KRKISUG43Wcreated ca 1992
KitgumKitgum161366230357,2350,3400,9308,7240,1KTKITUG44N
KotidoKotido132085100196,0190,7235,0161,4105,6KOKOTUG45N
KumiKumi28611105236,7237,0306,1239,5190,7KUKUMUG46E
LiraLira72512800501,0498,3498,8370,3278,9LILIRUG47N
LuweroLuwero91983551449,7449,2545,8412,5315,2LULUWUG48C
MasakaMasaka106114097838,7831,3849,4631,2458,0MAMSKUG49C
MasindiMasindi93263601260,8253,5298,7223,2167,9MSMSIUG50W
MbaleMbale2546983711,0706,6742,7556,9421,4MLMBLUG51E
MbararaMbarara108394185798,8929,6999,6688,1450,5MRMBRUG52W
MorotoMoroto141135449174,4171,5225,8188,6164,7MOMORUG53N
MoyoMoyo50061933175,6178,5130,6106,990,0MYMOYUG54N
MpigiMpigi62222402913,9915,4840,1639,9492,4MPMPIUG55C
MubendeMubende65362524501,0497,5746,1510,3331,0MUMUBUG56C
MukonoMukono142425499824,6816,2771,3634,3541,0MKMUKUG57C
NebbiNebbi28911116316,9315,9293,3233,0204,1NENEBUG58N
NtungamoNtungamo289,2NTNTUUG59Wcreated ca 1994, probably by splitting from Mbarara
PallisaPallisa1919741357,7356,0PAPALUG60Ecreated ca 1992
RakaiRakai49731920383,5382,0396,2274,6182,6RARAKUG61C
RukungiriRukungiri27531063390,8388,0373,3296,6244,6RURUKUG62W
SorotiSoroti100603884430,4430,9611,9476,9379,9SOSORUG63E
TororoTororo26341017585,6554,0864,7668,4527,1TOTORUG64E
TOTAL:Kampala2410389306516701,716583,016871,912645,59542,0total area includes inland water (44000 sq.km = 16990 sq.mi)
other division:c1959c1948
REGIONGL/HamGL/EBdivision dates from colonial period, but to some extent still in use
BugandaKampala61609237876046,04822,34814,73582,62667,31881,11317,7935,3904,2881,4Central Region (since ca 1990)
EasternJinja63018243315469,54109,44213,03237,42817,11902,71514,41306,31271,71439,0
NorthernGulu57320221314106,53129,23167,22424,61631,91249,3945,1915,0817,5533,0
WesternMasindi54913212025997,74521,14677,03392,02432,61503,41177,9800,0753,9700,0
TOTAL:2368609145221619,716582,016871,912636,69548,86536,54955,23956,73747,23553,5capital before 1962 in colonial times: Entebbe
former division:division in use from ca 1976-1990
PROVINCEc1980
source:GL/SY
BusogaJinja1334051511221,9UG05
CentralKampala627024211117,6UG18
EasternMbale2226085952015,5UG20
KaramojaMoroto2696010409350,9UG08
NileArua157306073811,8UG21
North BugandaBombo27010104291554,4UG22
NorthernGulu41520160311261,4UG23
South BugandaMasaka159706166905,8UG12
SouthernMbarara2128082161963,4UG24
WesternFort Portal30980119611427,4UG25
TOTAL:Kampala2213208545212630,1capital before 1962 in colonial times: Entebbe
former division:division in use from ca 1959-1976
DISTRICTc1969c1959
source:GL/AALB
AcholiGulu2785310754463,8286,8UG06NAcholi split into East Acholi (this entry) and West-Acholi (1971.04)East Acholi
AnkoleMbarara161826248861,1531,3UG01W
Buganda1881,1C
BugisuMbale2545983397,9353,4UG02EBugisu-Sebei
BukediTororo45531758527,1400,4UG03E
BunyoroHoima196097571351,9128,2UG04W
BusogaJinja140025406896,9677,4UG05E
East MengoBombo234409050851,6UG07C
Jinja (municipality)451752,5EJinja (town district)
Kampala (municipality)17066330,7CKampala (town district)
KaramojaMoroto2719010498284,1172,4UG08EKaramoja split into North Karamoja (this entry) and South Karamoja (1971.04)North Karamoja
KigeziKabale52182015648,0494,5UG09W
LangoLira137405305504,3354,3UG10N
MadiMoyo5006193390,050,7UG11N
MasakaMasaka213008224640,6UG12C
Mbale (municipality)24923,513,6EMbale (town district)
MubendeMubende103103981331,0UG13C
SebeiKapchorua173867164,5UG14E
South KaramojaEsplit from Karamoja
TesoSoroti129214989570,6457,9UG15E
ToroFort Portal139045368571,5349,4UG16W
West AcholiUG17Nsplit from Acholi
West MengoMpigi63892467513,5UG18C
West NileArua107214139573,8385,0UG19N
TOTAL:Kampala236860914529548,86536,5capital before 1962 in colonial times: Entebbe

Particulars: the use of different sources gives sometimes peculiar raptures in the data.
First input on 2001.11.23; first revision and update on 2001.11.24 by Jan Lahmeyer

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