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Western Region, Uganda

Western Region is one of 4 primary administrative regions in Uganda with a population of approximately 6,417,449 people.

Facts and figures on Western Region at a glance

Region name: Western Region (Western Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 6,417,449 people
Country: Uganda
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Western Region (Western Region) is located in the regional capital Mbarara (Mbarara) with a population of 97,500 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Western Region's regional capital Mbarara to Uganda's capital Kampala (Kampala) is approximately 238 km (148 mi).

Facts and figures about Western Region
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Western Region Western Region6,417,449 peopleMbarara Mbarara97,500 people

Compare with other regions in Uganda.

Map of Western Region

Map of Western Region

Information on Western Region

Information on Western Region
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Western Region Western RegionMbarara Mbarara26UgandaAfrica

Time in Western Region

Time in Western Region
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 4:48amNoTue, 27 Jul 2021 - 4:48amUTC +3.0Africa/Kampala

Geographic coordinates of Western Region

Latitude & Longitude of Western Region
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map0°36'42.4"S (-0.6117900°)30°33'20.6"E (30.5557300°)

Subregions in Western Region

There are 26 administrative subregions in Western Region.
Subregions in Western Region
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Buhweju District Buhweju District1.-Buhweju Buhweju-
Bulisa District Bulisa District2.-Bulisa Bulisa-
Bundibugyo District Bundibugyo District3.-Bundibugyo Bundibugyo16,919
Bushenyi District Bushenyi District4.-Bushenyi Bushenyi-
Hoima District Hoima District5.-Hoima Hoima39,625
Ibanda District Ibanda District6.---
Isingiro District Isingiro District7.-Isingiro Isingiro-
Kabale District Kabale District8.-Kabale Kabale43,500
Kabarole District Kabarole District9.-Fort Portal Fort Portal42,670
Kamwenge District Kamwenge District10.-Kamwenge Kamwenge17,169
Kanungu District Kanungu District11.-Kanungu Kanungu14,600
Kasese District Kasese District12.-Kasese Kasese67,269
Kibale District Kibale District13.-Kibale Kibale5,200
Kiruhura District Kiruhura District14.---
Kiryandongo District Kiryandongo District15.-Kiryandongo Kiryandongo-
Kisoro District Kisoro District16.-Kisoro Kisoro12,400
Kyegegwa District Kyegegwa District17.-Kyegegwa Kyegegwa-
Kyenjojo District Kyenjojo District18.-Kyenjojo Kyenjojo18,600
Masindi District Masindi District19.-Masindi Masindi31,486
Mbarara District Mbarara District20.-Mbarara Mbarara97,500
Mitoma District Mitoma District21.-Mitoma Mitoma-
Ntoroko District Ntoroko District22.-Ntoroko Ntoroko-
Ntungamo District Ntungamo District23.-Ntungamo Ntungamo15,300
Rubirizi District Rubirizi District24.-Rubirizi Rubirizi-
Rukungiri District Rukungiri District25.-Rukungiri Rukungiri14,000
Sheema District Sheema District26.-Kibingo Kibingo-

External sources of information on Western Region

Western Region on Wikipedia