Nansana is a town in the Central Region of Uganda. It is located in the Wakiso District and is one of the five municipalities in the district. Nansana is located on the main highway between Kampala and Hoima, the Kampala-Hoima Road. The town is located approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi), by road, north-west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. This is approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi), by road, south of Wakiso, the location of the district headquarters. Nansana is a high-density working-class neighbourhood.
Nansana has a population of over 365,100 people. Nansana also forms part of the wider Kampala metropolitan area which has a population of over 6,709,900 people.