Goli, Uganda

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Goli is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Goli.
Coordinates: 02°23′14″N 31°01′35″E / 2.38722°N 31.02639°E / 2.38722; 31.02639
Country Uganda
Regions of UgandaNorthern Region
Sub-regionWest Nile sub-region
1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Goli is a town in the Northern Region of Uganda.


Goli is located in Nebbi District, West Nile sub-region, The town is at the international border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is approximately 95 kilometres (59 mi), by road, south-east of Arua, the largest town in the sub-region.[1] This location is approximately 440 kilometres (270 mi), by road, north-west of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[2] The district headquarters, at Nebbi are located about 15 kilometres (9 mi), by road, north-east of Goli.[3] The coordinates of the town are: 2°23'14.0"N, 31°01'35.0"E (Latitude:2.387222; Longitude:31.026389).[4]


The small town of Goli, Uganda is located on the main road between Arua on the Ugandan side and Bunia, the capital of Ituri Province in the DRC. In 2009, Goli was one of the locations of disagreements between Uganda and the DRC over their international border. The two countries selected a review commission to study the problem and report to the two governments.[5]


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

  • The offices of Goli Town Council
  • World Concern Medical Center - A rural health facility run by a missionary nurse
  • Goli Central Market
  • St. Stephen's Cathedral of the Church of Uganda, Nebbi Diocese



  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Arua And Goli With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Goli With Route Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Distance Between Goli And Nebbi With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  4. ^ Google (8 July 2015). "Location of Goli, Uganda At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  5. ^ Mugabi, Frank (14 June 2009). "DR Congo Halts Uganda Border Project". New Vision (Kampala). Archived from the original on 20 June 2009. Retrieved 26 February 2015.

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Coordinates: 02°23′14″N 31°01′35″E / 2.38722°N 31.02639°E / 2.38722; 31.02639