Goli, Uganda

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Goli is located in Uganda
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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 Uganda Northern Region
Sub-region West Nile sub-region
Districts of Uganda Nebbi District
Elevation 1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Goli, Uganda, often referred to simply as Goli, is a town in Northern Uganda.

Location[edit]

Goli is located in Nebbi District, West Nile sub-region in Northern Uganda. The town lies at the International border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located approximately 95 kilometres (59 mi), by road, southeast of Arua, the largest town in the sub-region.[1] This location lies approximately 440 kilometres (270 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.[2] The district headquarters, at Nebbi, are located about 15 kilometres (9 mi), by road, northeast 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]

Overview[edit]

The small town of Goli, Uganda sits on Uganda's border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is located on the main road between Arua, the largest city in the West Nile sub-region 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 DRC over their international border. The two countries selected a review commission to study the problem and report to the two governments.[5]

Population[edit]

The exact population of Goli, Uganda is not known as of February 2015.

Landmarks[edit]

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

Photos[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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, . "Location of Goli, Uganda At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Mugabi, Frank (14 June 2009). "DR Congo Halts Uganda Border Project". New Vision (Kampala). 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