Northern Region, Uganda

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Northern
Region
Northern Region, Uganda is located in Uganda
Northern Region, Uganda
Location of Gulu in Northern region, Uganda
Coordinates: 02°47′N 032°18′E / 2.783°N 32.300°E / 2.783; 32.300Coordinates: 02°47′N 032°18′E / 2.783°N 32.300°E / 2.783; 32.300
Country Uganda
Region Northern
Regional capital Gulu
Area[1]
 • Total 85,391.7 km2 (32,969.9 sq mi)
Elevation 1,078 m (3,537 ft)
Population (2014 census)[2]
 • Total 7,188,139
 • Estimate (2011) 7,620,700
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

The Northern region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda.[1] As of Uganda's 2014 census, the region's population was 7,188,139.[2]

Districts[edit]

As of 2010, the Northern Region had 30 districts:[2]

Northern region in yellow.
District Population
(Census 1991)
Population
(Census 2002)
Population
(Census 2014)
Map Chief town
Abim 47,572 51,903 107,966 1 Abim
Adjumani 96,264 202,290 225,251 2 Adjumani
Agago 100,659 184,018 227,792 78 Agago
Alebtong 112,584 163,047 227,541 79 Alebtong
Amolatar 68,473 96,189 147,166 3 Amolatar
Amudat 11,336 63,572 105,767 80 Amudat
Amuru 88,692 135,723 186,696 39 Amuru
Apac 162,192 249,656 368,626 5 Apac
Arua 368,214 559,075 782,077 6 Arua
Dokolo 84,978 129,385 183,093 16 Dokolo
Gulu 211,788 298,527 436,345 17 Gulu
Kaabong 91,236 202,757 167,879 22 Kaabong
Kitgum 104,557 167,030 204,048 42 Kitgum
Koboko 62,337 129,148 206,495 43 Koboko
Kole 115,259 165,922 239,327 93 Kole
Kotido 57,198 122,442 181,050 44 Kotido
Lamwo 71,030 115,345 134,379 97 Lamwo
Lira 191,473 290,601 408,043 47 Lira
Maracha 107,596 145,705 186,134 50 Maracha
Moroto 59,149 77,243 103,432 57 Moroto
Moyo 79,381 194,778 139,012 58 Moyo
Nakapiripirit 66,248 90,922 156,690 62 Nakapiripirit
Napak 37,684 112,697 142,224 104 Napak
Nebbi 185,551 266,312 396,794 65 Nebbi
Nwoya 37,947 41,010 133,506 107 Nwoya
Otuke 43,457 62,018 104,254 108 Otuke
Oyam 177,053 268,415 383,644 67 Oyam
Pader 80,938 142,320 178,004 68 Pader
Yumbe 99,794 251,784 484,822 77 Yumbe
Zombo 131,315 169,048 240,082 112 Zombo

Demographics[edit]

Population History [1][2]
Cencus
Year
Population
1991 3,151,955
2002 5,148,882
2014 7,188,139

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Uganda: Administrative units (source: Uganda Bureau of Statistics)". GeoHive. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Uganda: Administrative Division". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 8 November 2016.