Luwero district is found in the central region of Uganda bordered by Nakasongola district to the north, Kayunga district to the east, Mukono district to the southeast, Wakiso district to the south, and Nakaseke District to the west.
Luwero district was the site of a fierce insurgency by the rebel group National Resistance Army and a brutal counter-insurgency by the government of Milton Obote, known as the “Bush War”, that left many thousands of civilians dead during the early to mid-1980s.
It has a population of 456,958 people and is approximately 75km North of Uganda’s capital city Kampala. Major language spoken is Luganda.
Agriculture is the mainstay of the district economy. It has been estimated that 85 percent of the district population are engaged in agriculture.
Tourists here may visit Walusi Hill which is the spiritual home of the traditional African religion in Uganda and also known as the Holy Land of Bulemeezi County.