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Eastern Region, Uganda

Eastern Region is one of 4 primary administrative regions in Uganda with a population of approximately 6,301,677 people.

Facts and figures on Eastern Region at a glance

Region name: Eastern Region (Eastern Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 6,301,677 people
Country: Uganda
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Eastern Region (Eastern Region) is located in the regional capital Jinja (Jinja) with a population of 93,061 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Eastern Region's regional capital Jinja to Uganda's capital Kampala (Kampala) is approximately 70 km (44 mi).

Facts and figures about Eastern Region
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Eastern Region Eastern Region6,301,677 peopleJinja Jinja93,061 people

Compare with other regions in Uganda.

Map of Eastern Region

Map of Eastern Region

Information on Eastern Region

Information on Eastern Region
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Eastern Region Eastern RegionJinja Jinja32UgandaAfrica

Time in Eastern Region

Time in Eastern Region
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 5:32amNoTue, 27 Jul 2021 - 5:32amUTC +3.0Africa/Kampala

Geographic coordinates of Eastern Region

Latitude & Longitude of Eastern Region
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map0°58'00.3"N (0.9667500°)33°49'34.4"E (33.8262200°)

Subregions in Eastern Region

There are 32 administrative subregions in Eastern Region.
Subregions in Eastern Region
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Amuria District Amuria District1.-Amuria Amuria-
Budaka District Budaka District2.-Budaka Budaka-
Bududa District Bududa District3.-Bududa Bududa-
Bugiri District Bugiri District4.-Bugiri Bugiri22,500
Bukedea District Bukedea District5.-Bukedea Bukedea-
Bukwa District Bukwa District6.-Bukwa Bukwa-
Bulambuli District Bulambuli District7.97,300Bulambuli Bulambuli-
Busia District Busia District8.-Busia Busia43,200
Butaleja District Butaleja District9.-Butaleja Butaleja-
Buyende District Buyende District10.-Buyende Buyende-
Iganga District Iganga District11.-Iganga Iganga45,024
Jinja District Jinja District12.-Jinja Jinja93,061
Kaberamaido District Kaberamaido District13.-Kaberamaido Kaberamaido-
Kaliro District Kaliro District14.-Kaliro Kaliro-
Kamuli District Kamuli District15.-Kamuli Kamuli12,764
Kapchorwa District Kapchorwa District16.-Kapchorwa Kapchorwa11,300
Katakwi District Katakwi District17.-Katakwi Katakwi-
Kibuku District Kibuku District18.128,200Kibuku Kibuku-
Kumi District Kumi District19.-Kumi Kumi11,400
Kween District Kween District20.-Binyin Binyin-
Luuka District Luuka District21.-Luuka Town Luuka Town-
Manafwa District Manafwa District22.-Manafwa Manafwa-
Mayuge District Mayuge District23.-Mayuge Mayuge11,503
Mbale District Mbale District24.-Mbale Mbale76,493
Namayingo District Namayingo District25.-Namayingo Namayingo-
Namutumba District Namutumba District26.-Namutumba Namutumba-
Ngora District Ngora District27.-Ngora Ngora-
Pallisa District Pallisa District28.-Pallisa Pallisa30,745
Serere District Serere District29.-Serere Serere-
Sironko District Sironko District30.-Sironko Sironko14,000
Soroti District Soroti District31.-Soroti Soroti56,400
Tororo District Tororo District32.-Tororo Tororo40,400

External sources of information on Eastern Region

Eastern Region on Wikipedia