Teso sub-region

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Teso sub-region

Teso sub-region (previously known as Teso District) is a sub-region in Eastern Region, Uganda that consists of:

The sub-region covers an area of 13,030.6 km and is home to an estimated 2.5 million people of Iteso and Kumam ethnicity.[1]

Politically, Pallisa District does not belong to Teso Sub-region although Iteso tribes populate larger parts of this district.


The Iteso tribes have extended to occupy parts of Tororo district in Uganda and across to the neighbouring country of Kenya in the East.