Overview

Kisoro District is one of the Local Governments, under the Uganda Government decentralization policy.Kisoro District is located in the South Western Uganda and shares a boundary with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda. The District is occupied by four main groups of people, the majority of whom are Bafumbira, followed by Bakiga, Banyarwanda and Batwa respectively.  Kisoro is home to the famous Muhabura Volcanic Mountains and Bwindi impenetrable forest where the rare Mountain Gorillas are found.The district headquarters are located with in the town in kisoro Municipality.