Ngora

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Ngora
Ngora is located in Uganda
Ngora
Ngora
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°27′20″N 33°46′41″E / 1.45556°N 33.77806°E / 1.45556; 33.77806
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Eastern Uganda
Sub-region Teso sub-region
District Ngora District
Elevation 3,600 ft (1,100 m)
Population (2013 Estimate)
 • Total 20,000

Ngora is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main political, administrative and commercial centre of Ngora District. The district is named after the town.

Location[edit]

Ngora is located approximately 42 kilometres (26 mi), by road, southeast of Soroti, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 230 kilometres (140 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The coordinates of the town are:01 27 20N, 33 46 41E (Latitude:1.4555; Longitude:33.7780).[3]

Population[edit]

In 2004, the population of the town was estimated at about 9,200 people.[4] As of April 2013, the population of Ngora Town was estimated to exceed 20,000.[5]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map Showing Soroti And Ngora With Distance Marker". Distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Ngora With Map". Distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  3. ^ Ngora Mukura Rd (1970-01-01). "Location of Ngora At Google Maps". Maps.google.com. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  4. ^ "Estimated Population of Ngora In 2004". Wolframalpha.com. 2011-09-08. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  5. ^ Otim, Richard (9 April 2013). "More Than 100 Latrines Destroyed". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 

Coordinates: 01°27′20″N 33°46′41″E / 1.45556°N 33.77806°E / 1.45556; 33.77806