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Lyantonde.

Region

Central Uganda

Population (2011 Estimate)

 - Total

22,300

Time zone

EAT (UTC+3)

Lyantonde is a town in southern Central Region, Uganda" Central Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Lyantonde District. The district is named after the town.

LOCATION
Lyantonde is located approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi), by road, west of Masaka, the nearest large city, on the all-weather highway between Masaka and Mbarara. The coordinates of the town are: 00 24 25S, 31 09 27E (Latitude:-0.4070; Longitude: 31.1575).

Lyantonde lies on the way to most of the Nationally Gazetted Game parks that are in western Uganda. (See Map 3)

POPULATION

In 2002, the national population census estimated the population of the town to be 7,900. In 2011, it is estimated that for a radius of 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from the center of town, the population totals approximately 22,300

LANDMARKS
The landmarks within the town limits or near the town include:

  • The headquarters of Lyantonde District Administration
  • Lyantonde Hospital - A 100 bed public hospital administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health
  • A branch of Equity Bank
  • A branch of Stanbic Bank
  • The offices of Lyantonde Town Council
  • Lyantonde Central Market
  • The Masaka-Mbarara Highway - The highway passes through the middle of town.

ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
Agriculture being the major source of livelihood for the population in Lyantonde District. A variety of crops are grown in the district, both for subsistence and economic purposes. The crops grown include:

Cattle are the main livestock kept by farmers in Lyantonde. It is estimated that there are 83,700 of cattle in the District. Other animals that are raised include goats, sheep, pigs and poultry
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PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
Located in Lyantonde on the Masaka - Mbarara highway, half a Km from Lyantonde town, Opposite the RCC Headquaters
POSTAL ADDRESS:
P. O Box 3927, Kampala-Uganda

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