|Sub-region||West Nile sub-region|
|Population (2009 Estimate)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Adjumani District is bordered by Moyo District to the north, South Sudan to the northeast, Amuru District to the east and south, Arua District to the southwest and Yumbe District to the northwest. The largest town in the district, Adjumani, is located approximately 125 kilometres (78 mi), by road, northeast of Arua, the largest city in the sub-region. The district lies on the southern bank of the White Nile, just before it flows into South Sudan. The coordinates of the district are:03 23N, 31 47E (Latitude:3.3845; Longitude:31.7820).
Adjumani District was created on May 17, 1997, when Moyo District was split into two. The eastern part of Moyo District was renamed Adjumani District, after its largest town, Adjumani. The western part of the old Moyo District, remained as the modern Moyo District. The former second deputy prime minister and minister of disaster preparedness, General (Rtd) Moses Ali, comes from the district. The LCV Chairman is Mr. Owole Nixon
The 2002 national census estimated the district population at about 201,500 people, of whom 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. The annual population growth rate in the district was estimated at 6.3%. It is estimated that the population of Adjumani District in 2009 was approximately 309,000. See table below:
|Adjumani District Population Trends|
Agriculture is the backbone of Adjumani District's economy. Crops raised include