Lake Bunyonyi

Local nameLake Bunyonyi
LocationKabale, Uganda

Lake Bunyonyi is in south-western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale, and it is close to the border with Rwanda. The lake appeared from 2004 to 2009 on the 5,000 Ugandan shilling note under the title "Lake Bunyonyi and terraces". Scientific literature generally quote a maximum depth of 40 m, but some tourist guides and locals insist that it much deeper, about 900 m, which would make it the second-deepest lake in Africa.Towns on its shores include Kyevu and Muko, while its 29 islands include Punishment Island and Bushara Island.

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Address Uganda

Coordinates -1°17'47.698" N 29°54'36.939" E

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