Overview

Kassanda District Local Government started its operationalisation in the finincial year 2017/2018 after being curved off from Mubende. kassanda district is boarded with Mubende,mityana ,kiboga ,Gomba and it is located 120kms from Kampala. it has nine subcounties and one town council these including Makokoto,Bukuuya,Kalwana,kitumbi,Manyogaseka,Kiganda,Naluttutu,Myanzi Kassanda,Kikadwa and Kassanda Towncouncil. Major economic activities in kassanda include gold mining in subcounties of kitumbi,Bukuuya and Makokoto.farming especially coffee farming, cattle rearing , maize farming etc.

 

 

The district is subdivided into 3 counties namely, Butembe, Kagoma and Jinja Municipality. There are 6 Sub-Counties; 46 Parishes and 381 villages. Jinja Municipality has three sub-counties and 55 villages.

Jinja District is bordered Kamuli District to the north, Luuka District to the east, Mayuge District to the southeast, Buvuma District to the south,Buikwe District to the west and Kayunga District to the northwest. The district headquarters at Buwenge are located 96 kilometres (60 mi), by road, east of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. The coordinates of the district are: 00 30N, 33 12E. (Latitude:0.5000; Longitude:33.2000).