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Tororo District is bordered by Mbale District to the north, Manafwa District to the northeast, the Republic of Kenya to the east, Busia District to the south, Bugiri District to the southwest and Butaleja District to the northwest.
The 2002 national census estimated the population of Tororo District at 398,600 with an annual population growth rate of approximately 2.7%. It is estimated that the population of the district in 2010 is approximately 493,300. See table below:
|Tororo District Population Trends|
There is a good mix of ethnicities in the district including the Jopadhola, Iteso, Samia, Bagwere and Banyoli. Languages spoken correlate to the ethnicities of the population, including Dhopadhola, Lusamia, Ateso, Lugwere and Lunyoli. In the urban centers, English, Swahili and Luganda may be spoken and/or understood.
Agriculture is the backbone of the district economy. Crops grown include:
Most of the district produce is consumed locally or sold in the urban areas within the district.