Lwengo District is a district in the Central Region of Uganda. Lwengo is the largest town in the district and the location of the district headquarters.
Location of Lwengo District
Lwengo District is bordered by Sembabule District to the north, Bukomansimbi District to the north-east, Masaka District to the east, Rakai District to the south, and Lyantonde District to the west. Lwengo is 45 kilometres (28 mi), by road, west of Masaka, the nearest large city. The coordinates of the district are:00 24S, 31 25E.
Overview of Lwengo District
Created by an Act of Parliament, Lwengo District became functional on 1 July 2010. Before that, it was part of the Masaka District.
Population of Lwengo District
The 1991 national population census estimated the district population at 212,600. The next census in 2002 put the population at about 242,300. In 2012, the population was estimated at 267,300.
Economic activities in of Lwengo District
Means of earning a livelihood in Lwengo District include:
- Livestock keeping
- Trade and pit sawing