Nyakayojo Division is one of the six administrative divisions that make up Mbarara Municipality. The six divisions that make Mbarara Municipality include, Kamukuzi Division, Nyamitanga Division, Kakoba Division, Biharwe Division, Kakiika Division and Nyakayojo Division.
The coordinates of Nyakayojo Division are Latitide: 0° 38' 1" (0.6336°) south Longitude: 30° 36' 47" (30.6131°) east
Average elevation: 1,422 meters (4,665 feet)
Nyakayojo Division borders with Isingiro District and Nyamitanga Division in the East, Bubaare subcounty of Mbarara District in the North, Kakiika Division in the Northeast, Mwizi subcounty in the South, Bugamba and Rugando subcounties of Rwampara District in the west.
Nyakayojo Division contains the following neighborhoods, Kicwamba, Katojo, Rwakishakizi, Bugashe, Nyakayojo hill, Katukuru, Kisoro, Rwariire, Kibona, Katereza and Rukiindo.
Nyakayojo Division is the second most populous division in Mbarara Municipality after Kakoba Division. The 2002 population census established the population of Nyakayojo as 29,396, In 2009 Uganda National Bureau of Statistics estimated the population to be 34,000, the 2014 National population and Housing Census found the population of Nyakayojo Division at 38,252 people.
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- Nyakayojo Secondary School
- Katatumba Resort Hotel
- Karama Community and also
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