Goli, Uganda

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Goli is located in Uganda
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Map of Uganda showing the location of Goli.
Coordinates: 02°23′12″N 31°01′48″E / 2.38667°N 31.03000°E / 2.38667; 31.03000
Country  Uganda
Regions of Uganda Northern Region
Sub-region West Nile sub-region
Districts of Uganda Nebbi District
Elevation 1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Goli, Uganda, often referred to simply as Goli, is a town in Northern Uganda.

Location[edit]

Goli is located in Nebbi District, West Nile sub-region in Northern Uganda. The town lies close to the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located approximately 90 kilometres (56 mi), by road, southeast of Arua, the largest town in the sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 360 kilometres (220 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The district headquarters, at Nebbi, are located about 15 km, by road, east of Goli. The coordinates of the town are:02 23 12N, 31 01 48E (Latitude:2.3867; Longitude:31.0300).

Overview[edit]

The small town of Goli, Uganda sits on Uganda's border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is located on the main road between Arua, the largest city in the West Nile sub-region on the Ugandan side and Bunia, the capital of Ituri Province in the DRC. In 2009, Goli was one of the locations of disagreements between Uganda and DRC over their international border. The two countries selected a review commission to study the problem and report to the two governments.[3]

Population[edit]

The exact population of Goli, Uganda is not known as of January 2010.

Landmarks[edit]

The landmarks within the town limits or close to the edges of town include:

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Coordinates: 02°23′12″N 31°01′48″E / 2.38667°N 31.03000°E / 2.38667; 31.03000