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Patients at Apac Hospital
Patients at Apac Hospital
Apac is located in Uganda
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 01°59′06″N 32°32′06″E / 1.98500°N 32.53500°E / 1.98500; 32.53500
CountryFlag of Uganda.svg Uganda
RegionNorthern Uganda
Sub-regionLango sub-region
DistrictApac District
3,350 ft (1,020 m)
(2014 Census)
 • Total14,503[1]

Apac is a town in Apac District, Northern Uganda. It is the 'chief town' of the district and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.


Apac is located approximately 115 kilometres (71 mi), by road, south of Gulu, the largest city in Northern Uganda.[2] This location lies approximately 63 kilometres (39 mi), by road, southwest of Lira, the largest town in the sub-region.[3] The coordinates of the town are:1°59'06.0"N, 32°32'06.0"E (Latitude:1.9850; Longitude:32.5350).[4]


The 2002 national census estimated the population of the town at about 10,140. In 2010, the population of Apac was estimated at about 13,300, by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population of Apac at approximately 13,700.[5] In August 2014, the national population census put the population of Apac at 14,503.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

The following points of interest lie in the town or near the town limits:

  • The headquarters of Apac District Administration
  • The offices of Apac Town Council
  • Apac Hospital - A 120-bed public hospital, administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health
  • Alenga Primary School - A public elementary school on the outskirts of town
  • Apac Central Market

Notable people[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b UBOS, . (27 August 2014). "The Population of The Regions of the Republic of Uganda And All Cities And Towns of More Than 15,000 Inhabitants". Citypopulation.de Quoting Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Gulu And Apac With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Map Showing Lira And Apac With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  4. ^ Google (2 July 2015). "Location of Apac At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  5. ^ UBOS, . "Estimated Population of Apac In 2002, 2010 And 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.

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Coordinates: 1°59′N 32°32′E / 1.983°N 32.533°E / 1.983; 32.533