Kasese District is among the best situated places in the world, with the most conducive weather, geographical features, blessed with natural resources like Copper, Cobalt, Lime stone, Lakes, Rivers, Mountains and so many others which you cannot find anywhere else.
Kasese district was formed in 1974 under the Provincial Administration of Rwenzori district that was curved out of Tooro. Prior to this, it was part of Toro kingdom that comprised the present districts of Bundibugyo, Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kamwenge and Kasese.
Kasese is composed of two counties (Busongora and Bukonzo), five constituencies, twenty three rural sub counties, 3 Town Councils and one Municipality which has three divisions.
Kasese District is located in Western part of Uganda bordered to the North by the district of Bundibugyo, the North East by Kabarole, to the South East by Kamwenge, to the South by Rubirizi partly Rukungiri and to the West by the Democratic Republic of Congo. It lies between latitudes 0o 12’S and 0o 26N; longitudes 29o 42’E and 30o 18’E.
The District has a total surface area of 3,389.8 square kilometers. A bout 63% of the land area (1834.6 square kilometers) is occupied by nature and wild life conservation schemes and farm lands.
We wish you a happy stay with us and if you are outside Kasese, feel free to pay us a visit.