The area is a hill in Kampala, bordered by Ntinda to the east, Nakawa to the southeast, Namuwongo to the south, Kololo to the southwest, Kamwokya to the west, Bukoto to the northwest and Kigoowa to the north. It is the highest of all hills in Kampala and the views can be incredible as one can see the tops of other hills. The area is within easy reach of banks, petrol stations, clinics, kindergartens, schools, restaurants and lots of good shopping centres such as Forest Mall on Lugogo bypass.

Traffic & Transportation

The traffic of the area is good, with relatively no significant delays unlike other areas.


The hill is not so large and it is serviced by a good network of tarred roads which are fairly well maintained. The minor roads are fairly quiet making it an ideal place for jogging, walking and cycling. There are many radio and telecommunication masts at the top of the hill, for the many communication companies in the city. The upper reaches of the hill are also the location of upscale residential mansions with manicured lawns. Naggulu Police Barracks guarantees security of the area. It's one of the quietest places in Kampala.


The well-landscaped hill also boasts of good guesthouses and recreation centres. Recreation centres include: Lugogo Rugby Club, Lugogo Tennis Club, Lugogo Cricket Club and KCCA football club training / home ground.
Also at the base of the hill is the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) show ground, where the annual trade fairs are staged every October. Shoprite supermarket and Game stores in Lugogo. Kembabazi entertainment and catering centre and Machame gardens are some of the places for relaxation.


Naguru Katale Primary School, St. Jude Primary School Naguru, Naguru Infants and Primary School and Naguru High School are some of the schools within the area.

Hospitals & Clinics

The Surgery on Naggulu Drive, is the most popular clinic in Kampala for expatriates and provides a range of GP, diagnostic and emergency services. The China- Uganda Friendship Hospital is a medium sized hospital with capacity of 200 hundred beds for patients accommodation.