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Country Uganda
RegionWestern Uganda
DistrictMbarara District
ConstituencyMbarara Municipality
1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Biharwe is a neighborhood within Mbarara City


It is located at approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) east of Mbarara town the largest city in the Ankole Sub-region and approximately 278 kilometres (173 mi) from Kampala the Capital City and Largest city in the country on Kampala-Mbarara high way.


The town is located in Biharwe Division a newly added Division to Mbarara Municipality. It is developing urban area as many investors are seeing it as a potential tourist area after the establishment of Igongo Cultural Centre.

Points of interest[]

  • The 1520 eclipse monument [1]
  • The Palace of Kitami kya Nyawera an empress of Songora Kingdom of
  • Igongo Cultural Centre
  • Biharwe F.C.
  • Biharwe-Bwizibwera unpaved road which is yet to be tarmaced


  1. ^ "The 1520 eclipse monument". Igongo Hotel. Retrieved 20 June 2015.

Coordinates: 0°33′S 30°48′E / 0.550°S 30.800°E / -0.550; 30.800

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