Rukiga District is bordered by Ntungamo District to the east, the Republic of Rwanda to the southeast, Kabale District to the southwest, Rubanda District to the northwest and Rukungiri District to the north. Muhanga, the largest town in the district, is about 35.5 kilometres (22 mi), by road, northeast of Kabale, the largest city in Kigezi sub-region. This is about 43 kilometres (27 mi), by road, southwest of Ntungamo, along the Mbarara-Ntungamo-Kabale-Katuna Road.[4] Muhanga is approximately 374 kilometres (232 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the largest city and capital of Uganda.