Moyo Town

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Moyo is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 03°39′18″N 31°43′12″E / 3.65500°N 31.72000°E / 3.65500; 31.72000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Northern Uganda
Sub-region West Nile sub-region
District Moyo District
Elevation 2,690 ft (820 m)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 23,700

Moyo, is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Moyo District in Northern Uganda. The district headquarters are located here. The district is named after the town.


Moyo is located approximately 455 kilometres (283 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. [1] This location lies about 140 kilometres (87 mi), by road, northeast of Arua, the largest town in the sub-region.[2] The border with South Sudan lies only 7 kilometres (4.3 mi), by road, north of the town. The coordinates of the town are:3°39'18.0"N, 31°43'12.0"E (Latitude 3.6550; Longitude:31.7200).[3]


The 2002 national census estimated the population of Moyo at about 12,070. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), estimated the population of the town at 22,000. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Moyo at 23,700.[4]


The following landmarks are located in Moyo Town or close to the town limits:

Other points of interest[edit]

Other points of interest in or near Moyo, include the following:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Distance Between Kampala And Moyo With Map". Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Arua And Moyo With Distance Marker". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Moyo Town At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  4. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Moyo In 2002, 2010 And 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 3 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 03°39′18″N 31°43′12″E / 3.65500°N 31.72000°E / 3.65500; 31.72000