Location & Size

DISTRICT PROFILE

Mitooma District was curved out of Bushenyi District and became operational effective 1st July 2010. It has a population of 185,519 (National Housing and Population Census report, 2014); projected population of 194,300(National Bureau Statistics, 2020) and total land size of 543.9 square kilometres. It boarders with the following Districts; Bushenyi and Sheema in the east, Ntungamo in the south, Rukungiri in the west and Rubirizi in the north; The District headquarters are located about 15 kilometers on the Ishaka -Rukungiri road. Mitooma District has one county (Ruhinda), three constituencies (Ruhinda, Ruhinda North &South), 11 sub counties and 5 town councils.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Akileng Simon Peter

 DISTRICT CHAIRPERSON

Karyeija Benon Boneza

 

Mukono District, with a total area of 2,986.47 Sq Km, lies in the Central region of Uganda, sharing borders with the Buikwe District in the East, Kayunga along River Sezibwa in the North, Luwero in the North West, Kampala and Wakiso in South West, Tanzania - Lake Victoria in the South with the Islands of Buvuma District.

The District Headquarters is in Mukono municipality central division, situated along Kampala-Jinja road (21Kms East of Kampala City).

Mukono central division serves as an administrative and commercial centre.  Other urban centers include Katosi, Kasawo and Nakifuma town boards.

Map of Mukono District