List Of Approved Cities In Uganda

List Of Approved Cities In Uganda

Parliament approves 15 new cities for Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has today voted for the creation of 15 new cities in the country.

The cities to be created over four years are Jinja, Mbarara, Fort Portal, Masaka, Mbale, Arua, Gulu, Hoima, Lira ,Soroti, Entebbe, Moroto, Nakasongola, Kabale and Wakiso.

With a majority of 312 votes out of 313, MPs voted for the Motion for resolution of Parliament on alteration of boundaries under Art 179(1) A of the Constitution and declaration of cities under Section 7(2a) of the Local Gov’t Act.

Only Sarah Opendi from Tororo voted against the motion, saying that the recent budget that was passed by parliament for FY does not fully address the demands of some of the Local governments, Districts and Municipalities.


i. Aruo City comprising of Aruo Centrol ond Ayivu Divisions;

ii. Gulu City comprising of Loroo-Pece ond Bordege-Loyibi Divisions;

iii. Jinjo City comprising of Jinjo North ond Jinjo South Divisions;

iv. Mbororo City Comprising of Mbororo North ond Mbororo SouthDivisions;

v. Fort portol City comprising of Fort portol Centrol ond Fort Portol North Divisions;

vi. Mbole City comprising of lndustriol ond Northern Divisions;

vii. Mosoko City comprising of Kimonyo-Kobonero ond Nyendo- Mukungwe Divisions;

viii. Hoimo City Comprising of Hoimo Eost ond Hoimo West Divisions;

ix. Entebbe City Comprising of Entebbe Centrol ond Entebbe North Divisions;

x. Liro City comprising of Liro West ond Liro Eost Divisions.

xi. Moroto City comprising of Moroto North ond Moroto South Divisions.

xii. Nokosongolo City comprising of Nokosongolo Eost ond NokosongoloWest Divisions

xiii. Soroti City comprising of Soroti West ond Soroti Eost Divisions.

xiv. Kobole City comprising of Kobole North ond Kobole South Divisions.

xv. Wokiso City Comprising of Busiro ond Kyodondo Divisions.


i. Aruo City

ii. Gulu City

iii. Jinjo City Page

Mbororo City Fort

Portol City

Mbole City

Mosoko City

What is the 2nd biggest city in Uganda?

Uganda’s capital city of Kampala is also by far the largest town in the country.
The Biggest Cities In Uganda.

RankBiggest Cities in UgandaPopulation
3Kira Town313,761

Which is the richest district in Uganda?

Wakiso District

Wakiso District was ranked top, ahead of Kampala District, as the “richest” district based on GDP per capita despite Kampala District having a higher GDP.