Regions of Uganda

Uganda is divided into four regions. These regions are divided into 112 districts. These regions do not constitute any administrative structure within the country and only represent an additional administrative structure. In Uganda, which consisted of ten provinces and a total of 38 districts connected to these provinces until the mid-1990s, smaller administrative units started to be established since these years.

The provinces of Nile, Northern, Karamoja, Western, Eastern, North Buganda, Busoga, Central, Southern, and South Buganda, which were the provinces of Uganda in these years, have been reduced since the end of the 90s. Accordingly, eight new districts were established in 2000, one in 2001, 56 by the end of 2002, and 24 new districts by the end of 2005/2006, and 80 districts were reached by the end of 2006. Since June 2010, the country has 112 districts, including the capital Kampala.

Regions of Uganda Map
Regions of Uganda Map

Four Regions of Uganda

Uganda is divided into four regions under the name of geographical division. These four regions do not have any administrative status. The highest administrative division of Uganda is the districts. Uganda is divided into 112 districts under four geographical regions. The geographical regions of Uganda are as follows; Central Region, Western Region, Eastern Region, and Northern Region.

Central Region

Central Region is one of four regions in the African country of Uganda. While the central region is the second largest region in terms of area, it is the region with the highest population in terms of population. The region is adjacent to the West Region in the west and northwest, the East Region in the east, the North Region in the north, and Tanzania in the south. According to the 2014 census data, 9,529,227 people live in the region and this is the region with the most populous population. The area is 61,403 square kilometers. The region is divided into 24 districts.

Western Region

The West is one of four regions in the African country of Uganda. While the western region is the third largest in terms of area, it is the third most populated region in terms of population. The region is adjacent to the North Region in the northeast, the Central Region in the east, Tanzania in the south, Rwanda in the southwest, and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west. According to the 2014 census data, there are 8,874,862 people living in the region and with this data, it is the third most populous region of the country. The area of the region is 55,276 square kilometers. The region is divided into 26 districts.

Eastern Region

The East is one of four regions in the African country of Uganda. While the central region is the smallest region of the country in terms of surface area, it is the second most populated region of the country in terms of population. The region is adjacent to Central Region in the west, Northern Region in the north and Kenya in the east. To the south of the area is Lake Victoria. According to the 2014 census data, 9,042,422 people live in the region and this is the second most populous region of the country. The area of the region is 39,478 square kilometers. The region is divided into 32 districts.

Northern Region

The North is one of four regions in the African country of Uganda. While the northern region is the largest in the country in terms of area, it is the region with the lowest population in terms of population. The region is adjacent to the West Region in the southwest, the East Region and the Central Region in the south, South Sudan in the north, Kenya in the east and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west. According to the 2014 census data, 7,188,139 people live in the region and with this data, it is the region with the lowest population. The area of the region is 85,391 square kilometers. The region is divided into 30 districts.

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