Kabarole District is Located in Western Uganda at a road Distance of 300 km from Kampala the capital city. It has an estimated population of 318,216 (Census 2014) and a population growth rate of 2.3 per annum. The District lies at an altitude of 1300-3800 meters above sea level. It borders with Bunyangabu in the south, Kamwenge in South East, Kyenjojo in the East, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko in the Northwest and Kibaale in the North east.
Geographical & Administrative features
Kabarole is made up of (02) counties; Burahya, and Fort Portal Municipality which also correspond to the Health Sub districts. The district has (15) Lower level LG which include (04) town councils and (11) sub counties, (59) Parishes and 525 villages. Kabarole is the Regional Centre of Tooro kingdom mainly inhabited by the Batoro ethnic group also, are the Bakiga and Bakonjo ethnic groups. Subsistence farming is the main social economic activity. Main food crops include; bananas, maize, cassava, beans and groundnuts while the main cash crops include tea and coffee.
Socio-economic set up and ethnic background
The Batoro ethnic groups mainly occupy urban, peri-urban and low land areas.
The Bakiga and Bakonjo ethnic groups occupy the rural and mountainous areas respectively
A beautiful District with a prosperous and Harmonious people.
To achieve sustainable socio-economic development through provision of quality services to the people in conformity with national polices and local priorities.
To promote the people's standards of living through efficient and effective delivery of services.