Kitgum, Uganda

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Kitgum
Kitgum is located in Uganda
Kitgum
Kitgum
Map of Uganda showing the location of Kitgum.
Coordinates: 03°17′20″N 32°52′40″E / 3.28889°N 32.87778°E / 3.28889; 32.87778
Country  Uganda
Region Northern Region of Uganda
Sub-region Acholi sub-region
District Kitgum District
Elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)
Population (2014 Census)
 • Total 44,604[1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Kitgum is a municipality in Kitgum District in the Northern Region of Uganda. The town is administered by Kitgum Town Council, an urban local government. It is the largest metropolitan area in the district and the site of the district headquarters.

Location[edit]

Kitgum is bordered by Padibe to the north, Mucwini to the northeast, Kitgum Matidi to the east, Acholibur to the south, and Pajimu to the west. The town is approximately 108 kilometres (67 mi), by road, northeast of Gulu, the largest city in the Acholi sub-region.[2] This is approximately 460 kilometres (290 mi), by road, north of Uganda's capital Kampala.[3] The coordinates of Kitgum are 3°17'20.0"N, 32°52'40.0"E (Latitude:3.288889; Longitude:32.877778).[4]

Population[edit]

On 27 August 2014, the national population census put the population of Kitgum town at 44,604.[1]

Points of interest[edit]

The following additional points of interest are located within or near the town of Kitgum:

See also[edit]

References[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 21 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Distance Between Gulu And Kitgum With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Map Showing Kampala And Kitgum, With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Google (13 July 2015). "Location of Kitgum At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  5. ^ Tumwesige, Ernest (19 July 2015). "Irene Gleeson maternal centre commissioned". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  6. ^ Google (20 July 2015). "Google Maps Showing Location of Rwekunye–Apac–Aduku–Lira–Kitgum–Musingo Road In Kitgum Town" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 

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Coordinates: 03°17′20″N 32°52′40″E / 3.28889°N 32.87778°E / 3.28889; 32.87778