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  1. 1. CLASSIFICATION OF KAMPALA AS A CITY IN COMPARISON WITH KIGALI WAMBOKA IANN 14/UG/248/BARC-S. RWAKAZIGAME ARTHUR MOSES 14/UG/086/BARC-S. SHANYUNGU BUSHOKI 14/CG/189/BARC-S. IGOBO NGANDU JOSUE 14/CG/070/BARC-J. THOMAS TABAN DIKO 14/SS/430/BARC-J. GROUP FIVE (5)
  2. 2. WHAT IS A CITY ?  A city is a large and permanent human settlement that has a population of more than 100,0000 people.  Therefore Cities generally have complex systems for sanitation, utilities, land usage, housing, and transportation. The concentration of development greatly facilitates interaction between people and businesses, benefiting both parties in the process, but it also presents challenges to managing urban growth.
  3. 3. KAMPALA
  4. 4. KAMPALA CITY  Kampala is the capital city of Uganda in the Eastern part of Africa.  The city (k’la) is divided in to five(5) divisions that over sees the local planning, and these are:  Kampala central division.  Kawempe division.  Makindye division.  Nakawa division.  Lubaga division.  Kampala is located on the central part of Uganda and is surrounded by Wakiso district.  Kampala city has a total population of about 1,516,210 inhabitants.  Kampala city has a total area of ; 189 sq. km.  Land =176 sq. km  Water=13 sq. km
  5. 5.  Kampala is the largest urban settlement in Uganda. It lies on a plateau, spread over more than twenty rolling hills. With an altitude of 1180m above sea level.  Kampala has a pleasant weather, with annual temperatures averaging 17 degrees (minimum) and 21 degrees (maximum) Celsius. It has a population of 1.5 million people
  6. 6. KIGALI CITY
  7. 7.  Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda in the East Africa region.  Kigali is consisting of three districts;  Gasabo  Kicukoro  Nyarugenge.  Kigali has a total area of about 93sq. Km, and has a population of about 1,132,686 inhabitants.  It is located at the Centre of the country.  Kigali became the capital of Rwanda in 1962, after the country gained its independence.
  8. 8.  Rwanda has recently enjoyed strong economic growth rates, creating new business prospects and lifting people out of poverty.  The Government of Rwanda is actively working to develop the economy and reform the financial and business sectors – improving the business climate dramatically between 2010 and 2014, increasing its rank from 139 to 34 on the annual World Bank Doing Business Report.  Rwanda’s major foreign exchange earners include mining, tourism, coffee, and tea, and continued growth in these sectors will be critical for economic development and poverty reduction.
  9. 9. 1. The cross road city. Kigali and Kampala are crossroad cities because:  They are centrally located thus having all the major roads crossing through it, connecting to other towns in their respective countries and also to neighboring countries ( like Kigali is connected Kampala and Bujumbura, so is Kampala to juba, Nairobi and other cities in East Africa.) Kampala can be classified as a city in comparison to Kigali city in the following ways:
  10. 10. 2. Commercial city  Kampala is a commercial city because it has most of the commercial headquarters and platforms for investments like shopping malls, hotels, and the different markets like nakasero market, business enterprises like midcom, htc hub
  11. 11. • The money market helps in the generation of foreign currency • The other category of a commercial revenue is the African craft market
  12. 12.  The commercial activities that characterizes Kigali as a city are the following  The big shopping malls, the banking systems, the markets, the transport systems The tourism activities and others.
  13. 13. 3.Industrial city.  Kampala qualifies as an industrial city because it has the industrial area in Nakawa. As compared to Kigali which has its industrial area within Kigali as well.  Industries like mukwano, Uganda baati, Tororo cement, Hima cement. Megah industries
  14. 14. Kigali's various industries
  15. 15. RECREATIONAL CITIES  Kampala and Kigali qualifies as recreational cities because they have the following services:  Sports centers like national stadiums  Tourists centers like the Uganda/Rwanda museum, kasubi tombs  Hotels like Sheraton hotel, Serena hotel.
  16. 16. EDUCATIONAL CITY  Kampala has many high educational institutions such as  Makerere university, Kyambogo university, Kampala international university, IUEA, KU, VU etc. As compared to Kigali which has the following institutions  Kigali university  University of Rwanda.
  17. 17. GOVERNMENTAL CENTER CITY  Both Kigali and Kampala houses there respective national parliaments  They also have their governmental institutions  Different governments sectors like ministries of education, health, public service, internal affairs.
  18. 18. INFRASTRUCTURE  Therefore Kigali compared to Kampala has an infrastructure that is growing at a very fast rate.
  19. 19. CONCLUSION  Therefore in conclusion, Kampala city is more of or has been characterized by the following in which its;  A commercial city due to different commercial activities.  An educational city due to the various institutions of higher learning that are locate in the city.  Kampala is also an industrious city due to the different industries in the city.  Kigali city is more of the following categories:  It’s a recreational city due to the various tourism attraction sites like the genocide memorial center that attract around 2000 visitors daily.
  20. 20. REFERENCES. • Uganda Bureau of Statistics 2010. • "Uganda: Administrative Division. • http://www.visitkampala.net/ • Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). • http://safari-uganda.com • http://www.tripadvisor.com. • The Rwanda bureau of statistic.(RBOS) • Rwanda investment commission.

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