Location & Size



Mubende District is in the Central region. It borders Kassanda district in the East, Kiboga and Kyankwanzi in the North, Sembabule and Gomba in the South, Kyegegwa and Kakumiro in the West. The district headquarters is located 160 Kilometres West of Kampala

 The District is one of the largest districts in the country. It covers a total area of approximately 2,713sq. kms.


Mubende district has a tropical climate with moderate rainfall and temperature. The rainfall pattern is bi -modal with two seasons and the annual rainfall varying between 560 mm to 1,272 mm.  The months of March to May and September to November receive very heavy and well-distributed rains of up to 1,200 mm.  There are two dry seasons from June to July and December to February. This therefore, provides for two crop growing seasons. The high altitude ensures favorable climate with medium annual temperatures ranging from 17.2 degrees to 29 degrees centigrade. Topography


The relief of the district ranges from 106-154m above sea level with a varied landscape;


Remnants of lowland surface cover the great proportion of the District.


Remnants of Upland surface are evident to the Northern border East of Butoloogo District and Bukuya District.


In-fill areas are associated with rivers such as Kisojo, Katabalanga, and Nabakazi in Kasambya, Kitenga and Kiganda Sub Counties respectively and also around Lake Wamala.


Deposits and Plat forms of the extended Lake Victoria Soils are found around the fringes of Lake Wamala in Myanzi, Nalutuntu, and Manyogaseka Sub Counties. Generally, Mubende district is a plateau with some hilly ridges commonly known as Mubende Hills.