Amuru, Uganda

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Amuru is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 03°03′36″N 32°18′18″E / 3.06000°N 32.30500°E / 3.06000; 32.30500
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Northern Uganda
Sub-region Acholi sub-region
District Amuru District
Elevation 3,000 ft (1,000 m)

Amuru is a town in Northern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial centre of Amuru. The district is named after the town.


Amuru is located west of the main Gulu-Nimule Road, approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi), by road, northwest of Gulu, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] The approximate coordinates of the town are: 3°03'36.0"N, 32°18'18.0"E (Latitude:3.0600; Longitude:32.3050). The coordinates are approximate because the town does not yet show on most publicly available maps.


Amuru is one of the towns in Amuru District, the others being: (a) Atiak (b) Bibia and (c) Pabbo.


As of May 2014, the exact population of the town of Amuru, Uganda is not publicly known.

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie within the town limits or close to the edges of the town:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Map Showing Gulu And Amuru With Distance Marker". Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 03°03′36″N 32°18′18″E / 3.06000°N 32.30500°E / 3.06000; 32.30500