Moyo Town

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Moyo is located in Uganda
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.


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) north-west of Gulu, the largest city in northern Uganda.[2] Moyo lies approximately 478 kilometres (297 mi) northwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[3] The coordinates of Moyo Town are 3°39'18.0"N, 31°43'12.0"E (Latitude:3.654989; Longitude:31.720006).[4]


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]


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

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

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