Zombo District

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Zombo District
District
Coordinates: 02°30′N 30°54′E / 2.500°N 30.900°E / 2.500; 30.900Coordinates: 02°30′N 30°54′E / 2.500°N 30.900°E / 2.500; 30.900
Country  Uganda
Region Northern Uganda
Sub-region West Nile sub-region
Capital Zombo
Area
 • Total 897.6 km2 (346.6 sq mi)
Population (2012 Estimate)
 • Total 219,800
 • Density 244.9/km2 (634/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website www.zombo.go.ug

Zombo District is a district in the Northern Region of Uganda. The town of Zombo is the district's main municipal, administrative, and commercial center,

Location[edit]

Zombo District is bordered by Arua District to the north, Nebbi District to the east, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south and west. The town of Zombo, where the district headquarters are located, is approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi), by road, south of Arua, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] This is approximately 382 kilometres (237 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[2] The coordinates of the district are 02 30N, 30 54E.[citation needed]

Overview[edit]

The district was created by Act of Parliament and became functional on 1 July 2009.[3] Prior to then, the district was part of the Nebbi District.[4]

Population[edit]

In 1991, the national population census estimated the district population at 131,300. In 2002, the national census estimated the population at 169,000. In 2012, the population was estimated at 219,800.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map Showing Zombo And Arua With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Zombo With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Vision, Reporters (22 April 2010). "Government Names 14 New Districts". Kampala: New Vision. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Anyoli, Edward. "Zombo Gets First Woman MP". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Estimated Population of Zombo District In 1991, 2002 & 2012". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 

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