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.

Location[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

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

Landmarks[edit]

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