Western Uganda

The Western region is one of four regions in the country of . As of Uganda's 2014 census, the region's population was 8,874,862. Western Uganda has an elevation of 1,409 metres.

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is in Western Uganda. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The township of only has about 18,000 inhabitants living in the town proper, but there are more than a quarter of a million in its district, mostly eking out a living as subsistence farmers on low incomes.

is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the . Photo: Massimo Telò, CC BY-SA 2.5.

City is a city in the Western Region of and the second largest city in Uganda after . Photo: not not phil, CC BY-SA 2.0.


is in Western Uganda. Photo: Rod Waddington, CC BY-SA 2.0.

or Kabarole is a "Tourism city of Uganda", located in the Western Region of the country. Photo: Dave Proffer, CC BY 2.0.

is a town of 102,000 people in Western Uganda. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Western Uganda and the nearest town is . Photo: Jgdb500, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in the Western Region of . It is the chief town of , and the district headquarters are located there. Photo: Edirisa, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a town in the Western Region of . It is on the road between and the . Photo: Acmrussell, Public domain.

is a city in the Western Region of . It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of .

is situated in Western Uganda, near the town of , and is famed for its chimpanzees. Photo: Sabine's Sunbird, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a national park located in Nyabushozi County, near in . Photo: Julienls, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a charming lake dotted with little islands in Western Uganda. Photo: Busfra, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small village in , .

Western Uganda

Latitude of center
-0.6547° or 0° 39' 17" south
Longitude of center
30.6721° or 30° 40' 19.5" east
1,409 metres (4,623 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4345081630
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Արեւմտյան մարզ
  • Armenian: Արևմտյան ռեգիոն
  • Armenian: Ուգանդայի Արևմտյան մարզ
  • Azerbaijani: Qərb bölgəsi (Uqanda)
  • Azerbaijani: Qərb bölgəsi
  • Cebuano: Western Region
  • Chinese: Sai-pō͘ Chiu
  • Chinese: 西部区
  • Chinese: 西部區
  • Dutch: Western
  • English: Western Region, Uganda
  • English: Western Region
  • English: Western Region of Uganda
  • Esperanto: Okcidenta regiono de Ugando
  • French: Ouest
  • French: Ouganda occidental
  • Georgian: დასავლეთის რეგიონი
  • German: Western Region
  • German: Western Region (Uganda)
  • Greek: Δυτική Ουγκάντα
  • Indonesian: Region Barat, Uganda
  • Italian: Regione occidentale
  • Japanese: 西部地域
  • Korean: 서부주
  • Kurdish: Herêma Rojava, Ûganda
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sai-pō͘ Chiu (Uganda)
  • Northern Frisian: Western (Regiuun uun Uganda)
  • Northern Frisian: Western
  • Norwegian: Western
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Western
  • Persian: استان غربی، اوگاندا
  • Polish: Region Zachodni
  • Portuguese: Região Oeste
  • Portuguese: Uganda Ocidental
  • Russian: Западная
  • Russian: Западная область
  • Spanish: Región Occidental, Uganda
  • Swahili (generic): Mkoa wa Magharibi
  • Turkish: Batı Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Західна область
  • Urdu: مغربی علاقہ، یوگنڈا
  • Zulu: Western Region, Yuganda
  • Regione Occidentale
  • Uganda occidentale

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