Makindye is a hill in Kampala, Uganda's largest city and capital. Makindye is also the seat of Makindye Division, one of the five administrative zones of the city of Kampala. Makindye is bordered by Nsambya to the north, Kibuye to the northwest, Najjanankumbi to the west, Lubowa in Wakiso District to the south, Luwafu to the southeast and Lukuli to the east. Kansanga and Kabalagala lie to Makindye's northeast. The road distance between Makindye and the central business district of Kampala is about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi).
Makindye at its peak, stands 1,230 metres (4,040 ft) above sea level. It affords a commanding view of the surrounding areas of the city and of neighboring parts of Wakiso District. It also affords a view of Murchison Bay, a part of Lake Victoria to the east and southeast of Makindye. The residential areas on Makindye hill are of middle class proportions. Many of the homes have adjacent plots of land which are often used to grow vegetables.