Anaka

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For the Egyptian goddess sometimes known as Anaka, see Anuket.
Anaka
Town Council
Anaka is located in Uganda
Anaka
Anaka
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 02°36′03″N 31°56′52″E / 2.60083°N 31.94778°E / 2.60083; 31.94778
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Northern Region
Sub-region Acholi sub-region
District Nwoya District
Elevation 3,000 ft (1,000 m)

Anaka is a town in the Northern Region of Uganda. It is the site of the Nwoya District headquarters.

Location[edit]

Anaka is on the Acholibur–Gulu–Olwiyo Road, the main highway between Gulu and Pakwach. It is about 53 kilometres (33 mi) south-west of Gulu, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] The coordinates of the town are 02°36'03.0"N, 31°56'52.0"E (Latitude:2.600839; Longitude:31.947775).[2]

Points of interest[edit]

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

  • The offices of Anaka Town Council
  • Anaka General Hospital - A 120-bed public hospital, administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health[3]
  • Anaka central market
  • The Acholibur–Gulu–Olwiyo Road, the main highway between Gulu and Pakwach
  • Pope Paul VI Senior Secondary School
  • Anaka Catholic Church

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Globefeed.com (25 June 2016). "Distance between Gulu, Northern Region, Uganda and Anaka, Northern Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Google (25 June 2016). "Location of Anaka, Nwoya District, Northern Region, Uganda" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Makumbi, Cissy (29 January 2015). "Anaka Hospital repairs to be completed in June". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 02°36′00″N 31°57′00″E / 2.60000°N 31.95000°E / 2.60000; 31.95000