Paranga, Uganda

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Paranga
Paranga is located in Uganda
Paranga
Paranga
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 02°34′32″N 32°21′25″E / 2.57556°N 32.35694°E / 2.57556; 32.35694
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Regions Northern Uganda
Sub-region Acholi sub-region
District Gulu District
Elevation 3,540 ft (1,080 m)

Paranga is a town in Gulu District, in Northern Uganda.

Location[edit]

Paranga is bordered by Barogal to the north, Ongwam to the northeast, Moru to the east, Ngai to the southeast, Bobi to the south and Ongoko to the west. This location is approximately 26 kilometres (16 mi), by road, south of Gulu, where the district headquarters are located.[1] The coordinates of the town are:02 34 32N, 32 21 25E (Latitude:2.257556; Longitude:32.35695).

Population[edit]

As of July 2011, the exact population of Paranga is not known.

Landmarks[edit]

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

  • The junction of the Gulu-Masindi Highway with the Gulu-Lira Highway
  • The junction of the Gulu-Masindi Highway with the Bobi-Nwoya Highway, located at Bobi, approximately 4.4 kilometres (2.7 mi), south of Paranga.[2]
  • The offices of Paranga Town Council
  • Paranga Central Market

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 02°34′32″N 32°21′25″E / 2.57556°N 32.35694°E / 2.57556; 32.35694