Kamwenge became one of the Districts of Uganda in November 2000 by Act of Parliament and became operational in July 2001. It is geographically located in Western Uganda and can be accessed from Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda, either through Mbarara Town via Ibanda or Mubende - Fort Portal road via Fort Portal town, a distance of 385km.
Kamwenge shares boundaries with Kasese in the west and Ibanda in the South-East, and Rubirizi formerly under Bushenyi in the South.
|Total land area||2,375,3 km2|
|Number of House holds||88,687|
|Total female (Projection 2010)||215,668|
|Total male (Projection 2010)||205,802|
|Population Density||173 Persons/Km|