Location & Size

Bukedea is one of the districts in the Eastern region of Uganda. It is bordered by Kumi district in the North and West, Nakapiripirit district in the Northeast, Bulambuli in the East, Sironko and Mbale Districts to the Southeast, and Pallisa District in the South.  It lies between latitudes 010 21’North and longitudes 340 03’ East, with an average altitude of 1,080 m (3,540 ft).  Bukedea District headquarters are situated at Bukedea Town (Emokori Ward) and the district has a total area of 1,049.34 sq km of which land area is 1,035.84 sq km.