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This article is about the town. For the district of which it is headquarters, see Nakapiripirit District.
Nakapiripirit is located in Uganda
Map of Uganda showing the location of Nakapiripirit.
Coordinates: 01°51′00″N 34°43′12″E / 1.85000°N 34.72000°E / 1.85000; 34.72000
Country  Uganda
Region Northern Region of Uganda
Sub-region Karamoja sub-region
District Nakapiripirit District
Elevation 1,360 m (4,460 ft)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Total 2,800
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Nakapiripirit is a town in the Nakapiripirit District of the Northern Region of Uganda. It is the seat of the district headquarters.


Nakapiripirit is located approximately 125 kilometres (78 mi), by road, northeast of Mbale, the nearest large town.[1] This is approximately 360 kilometres (220 mi), northeast of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[2] The coordinates of Nakapiripirit are 1°51'00.0"N, 34°43'12.0"E (Latitude:1.8500; Longitude:34.7200).[3]


The 2002 national population census estimated the population of the town at 1,640. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the mid-year population at 2,600. In 2011, UBOS estimated the population at 2,800.[4]

Points of interest[edit]

The following additional points of interest lie in Nakapiripirit or near its borders:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Road Distance Between Mbale And Nakapiripirit With Map". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map Showing Nakapiripirit And Kampala With Distance Marker". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Google (21 July 2015). "Location of Nakapiripirit at Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  4. ^ UBOS. "Estimated Population of Nakapiripirit In 2002, 2010 And 2011" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Wanyama, Olandason (12 November 2013). "Moroto - Nakapiripirit Road Construction Commissioned". Uganda Radio Network. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  6. ^ Nakatudde, Olive (11 March 2015). "Parliament Okays Shs330billion Loan for Nakapiripirit Road". Kampala: Uganda Radio Network. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 01°51′00″N 43°12′00″E / 1.85000°N 43.20000°E / 1.85000; 43.20000