|Region||Northern Region of Uganda|
|Districts of Uganda||Amuru District|
|Elevation||3,150 ft (960 m)|
Pabbo is on the Gulu-Nimule Road, the main highway (A-104) between Gulu and the border with Southern Sudan at Nimule. Pabbo is approximately 39 kilometres (24 mi), by road, north of Gulu, the largest city in the Acholi sub-region. Its location is approximately 375 kilometres (233 mi), by road, north of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. The coordinates of the town are 03 00 00N, 32 08 42E (Latitude:3.0000; Longitude:32.1450).
During the Lord's Resistance Army war (1986 - 2006), Pabbo was the site of one of the largest camps for internally displaced people, swelling to over 67,000 in 2005. Since the cessation of hostilities in 2006, some of those people have returned to their villages.
Points of interest
The following points of interest lie within the town limits or close to its edges:
- offices of Pabbo Town Council
- Pabbo central market
- Gulu-Nimule Road, passing through town in a north/south direction.
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