Mbarara Mbarara district is found in the western part of Uganda. It’s bordered by a number of other districts like Kiruhuru district in the east, Isingiro in the southwest, Ibanda district in the north, Ntungamo district in the southwest, Buhwejuin the northwest and Sheema district to the west. Mbarara is found about 290km southwest of Uganda’s capital Kampala by road. Its part of the Ankole sub region and its estimated to have a population of about 445600 people. The economy of Mbarara is characterized by agriculture with crops like matooke, Irish potatoes and livestock like large herds of cattle, and goats among others being reared.
Mbarara is one of the many blessed districts in Uganda. It’s blessed with numerous areas of attraction to the tourist most popular one being the Lake Mburo national park , Uganda's smallest savanah park located 300km southwest of Kampala, 30km east of Mbarara town. This park is common for birding and harbouring amazing wildlife like impalas, zebras, waterbucks and buffalos. Lake Mburo is also suitable for various marine activities like canoeing, angling and boat cruises. With other lakes like Kachera, Ruizi, Nakivale and Kachera fishing is possible. Cultural villages are widely available in this district that crafts and other souvenirs are made for the benefit of the tourists.

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