Luuka Town

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Luuka Town
Luuka Town is located in Uganda
Luuka Town
Luuka Town
Map of Uganda showing the location of Luuka Town.
Coordinates: 00°42′00″N 33°18′00″E / 0.70000°N 33.30000°E / 0.70000; 33.30000
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Busoga sub-region
District Luuka District
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Luuka Town, also known as Luuka Municipality, but often referred to simply as Luuka, is a town in Eastern Uganda.[1] It is the principal political, administrative and commercial center of Luuka District.


Luuka Town is located in Luuka District, Busoga Sub-region, Eastern Region. It is located approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi), by road, northwest of Iganga, the nearest large town.[2] This location is approximately 44 kilometres (27 mi), by road, north of Jinja, the largest city in the sub-region.[3] The approximate coordinates of the town are:00 42 00N, 33 18 00E (Latitude:0.7000; Longitude:33.3000). The coordinates are approximate, because Luuka Town does not yet appear on most publicly available maps, as of December 2010.


As of December 2010, the exact population of Luuka Town is not publicly known.


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

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Coordinates: 00°42′00″N 33°18′00″E / 0.70000°N 33.30000°E / 0.70000; 33.30000