Overview

Iganga comprises of two counties of Kigulu and Bugweri. There are four constituencies of Bugweri, Kigulu South, Kigulu North and Iganga Municipality. The former Iganga Town Council is now a Municipality though the boundaries of the Municipality remain the same but the Local government is now divided into two Divisions. They are Central and North Divisions. Sub counties

 

There are 13 Sub Counties and two urban local governments in Iganga district:Bugweri County: Ibulanku , Makuutu, Namalemba, Buyanga and Igombe. Kigulu South: Bulamagi, Nawaningi, Nakalama and Nakigo Kigulu North: Nawandala, Nabitende, Nambale and Namungalwe Urban Local Governments: Iganga Municipality and Busembatya Town Council

Land Size

1,046.75 sq km1,046.75 sq km

Population Census

Rural

436,736

Urban

68,669

Total

505,405

Mean Annual Rainfall Peaks;

March to May

1200 mm

October to November

900 mm

Vegetation

Savannah & Equatorial Trees species , Semi – Deciduous forests

Road Network

Tarmac

200 km

Weather Roads

300 km

Water Coverage

National Water & Sewerage Corporation in Urban Centers and Deep Boreholes in Rural areas.

Power Supplies(Umeme)

180 Mg Kwts

Tribes mixed/ languages

Lusoga, Luganda,English,and Swahili

The District accommodates all tribes in Uganda, and the usual common languages being Lusoga, Luganda, English and Swahili .The bulk of the population belongs to Basoga, characterized by choice of their own religious affiliations, i.e. Protestants, Muslims, Catholics, Faith based and Traditional Cultural beliefs. The Traditional Foods being mainly potatoes, Cassava, Matooke, Rice and Maize flour, the people are very hospitable.