Hoima

Hoima

Hoima is a city in the Western Region of Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Hoima District. It is also the location of the palace of the Omukama of Bunyoro.[1][5] Hoima is approximately 200 kilometres (124 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, Uganda's largest city, on an all-weather tarmac highway, the Kampala–Hoima Road.[6] The coordinates of Hoima City are 1°25'55.0"N 31°21'09.0"E (Latitude:1.431944; Longitude:31.352500).[7] According to the 2002 national census, the population of Hoima was enumerated at 60,561. In August 2014, the national population census put Hoima's population at 100,099. In 2020, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the mid-year population of the city at 122,700. UBOS calculated the population growth of Hoima to average 3.54 percent annually between 2014 and 2020.[2]