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Kaabong is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kaabong.
Coordinates: 03°31′12″N 34°07′12″E / 3.52000°N 34.12000°E / 3.52000; 34.12000Coordinates: 03°31′12″N 34°07′12″E / 3.52000°N 34.12000°E / 3.52000; 34.12000
Country  Uganda
Region Northern Uganda
Sub-region Karamoja sub-region
District Kaabong District
Elevation 1,520 m (4,990 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 23,900
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kaabong is a town in the Northern Region of Uganda. It is the chief municipal, administrative and commercial center of Kaabong District, and the district headquarters are located there.


Kaabong is approximately 155 kilometres (96 mi), by road, northwest of Moroto, the largest town in the sub-region.[1] This is approximately 495 kilometres (308 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[2] The coordinates of the town are 3°31'12.0"N, 34°07'12.0"E (Latitude:3.5200; Longitude:34.1200).[3]


The national census in 2002 estimated the population of Kaabong at 13,100. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 22,300. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 23,900.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Moroto and Kaabong With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kaabong With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google (5 July 2015). "Location of Kaabong at Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  4. ^ UBOS. "Estimated Population of Kaabong 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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