Location & Size

Kisoro District is located in South Western Uganda, lying between longitudes 29 o 35’’ and 29 o 50’’ East and latitudes 1 o 44’’ and 1 o 23’’ South. It is bordered by the Republic of Rwanda to the South, the Democratic Republic of Congo to the West, Kanungu District to the North and Rubanda District to the East. The Total land area of the District is approximately 729.2 Km2 (662 Km2 open land and the rest is open water and swamps), which makes it one of the smallest Districts in the country. The District is remote and has its headquarters with in the Town in Kisoro Municipality .The District is approximately 510 km from Kampala.