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Formerly part o Mpigi District, it came into existence in 200, when the 3 counties of Mpigi District-Busiro, Kyadondo and Entebbe Municipality became Wakiso District. The people are Baganda and the main language is Luganda.
It surrounds Kampala and boarders Mukono in the East, Mubende and Mpigi in the West, Luwero in the North and Kalangala in the South.
The district has over 562,609 people, 282,887 of which are female and 277,722 are male.
Fishing on Lake Victoria, poultry feeds, Agriculture with the emphasis on Food crops like Sweet potatoes, Beans, Cassava, G-nuts, Irish potatoes and Soya beans. Cash crops include; coffee and cotton. Fruits and Vegetable area also widely grown such as Tomatoes, Onions and cabbage.
The district has a total of 567 primary schools with 246 government, 257private and 64 community schools. For secondary schools, the district has over 139 schools, 18 are government, 73 private and 48 community. It also has 1 Teacher training college, 2 Technical Institutes, Nkumba University, Meteorological School and Fisheries Training Institute (Vocational Institutes).
The district has 19 Government dispensaries (II), 12 health centres (III), 5 health centres (IV) and 2 hospitals. Private/NGO-20 dispensaries, 58 clinics and 15 health centres and 2 hospitals. Kisubi Hospital, Entebbe Grade A Hospital with 12 beds, Entebbe Grade B with 149 beds, and there a private hospital- Midmay Hospital.
Entebbe has a fair network of tarmac road within the town area and on the road to the network. Entebbe International Airport is the major gate-way by air into Uganda and the journey by road is about one hour to the capital city, Kampala. There is a modern restaurant facility at the airport.
There is Kabaka’s Trail which encompasses the most important sites of Buganda’s Kabaka’s (Kings). Traditional dance, music and craft making are demonstrated as well as story telling.
The Botanical Gardens are a popular picnic and swimming spot. Different plant species from all over the World can found here.
The endangered mountain gorillas are almost exitinct with only 750 in number shared between Bwindi National Park, Parc de volcanoes National park of Rwanda and Virunga of Congo. Safaris to Uganda's remaining mountain gorillas in Bwindi NP is memorable experience that contribute greatly to the survival of these mountain gorillas.More information on the mountain gorillas
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