Moyo Town

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Moyo
Moyo is located in Uganda
Moyo
Moyo
Location in Uganda
Coordinates: 03°39′18″N 31°43′12″E / 3.65500°N 31.72000°E / 3.65500; 31.72000
Country Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda
Region Northern Uganda
Sub-region West Nile sub-region
District Moyo District
Elevation 2,690 ft (820 m)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 23,700

Moyo, is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial center of Moyo District in the Northern Region of Uganda. The district headquarters are located here.

Location[edit]

Moyo is located approximately 151 kilometres (94 mi), by road, north-east of Arua, the nearest large town.[1] This is about 146 kilometres (91 mi) northwest of Gulu, the largest city in Northern Uganda.[2] Moyo lies approximately 478 kilometres (297 mi) northwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city in the country.[3] The coordinates of Moyo Town are 3°39'18.0"N, 31°43'12.0"E (Latitude:3.654989; Longitude:31.720006).[4]

Population[edit]

The 2002 national census estimated the population of Moyo at 12,070. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 22,000. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 23,700.[5]

Landmarks[edit]

The following landmarks are located in Moyo Town or close to the town limits:

Other points of interest[edit]

Other points of interest in or near Moyo, include the following:

See also[edit]

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Coordinates: 03°39′18″N 31°43′12″E / 3.65500°N 31.72000°E / 3.65500; 31.72000