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For information on the "Kanungu tragedy," see Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God.Kanungu is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the location of the district headquarters for Kanungu District.LocationKanungu is approximately 420km, by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The nearest town from Kanungu is Rukungiri, located 27km, on a dirt road northeast of Kanungu. The coordinates of the town are 0°53'49.0"S, 29°46'32.0"E (Latitude:-0.896950; Longitude:29.775556).PopulationThe 2002 national population census estimated the population of the town at 12,900. The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 15,200 in 2010. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 15,600.Points of interestThe following additional points of interest lie within Kanungu or near its borders: offices of Kanungu Town Council Kanungu central market a branch of PostBank Uganda Kanungu Power Station, a 6.6 megawatt hydroelectric power station, also referred to as the "Ishasha Power Station".
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