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Zombo District

Zombo District
District
Coordinates:
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 .ug.go.zombowww

Zombo District is a district in Northern Uganda. It is named after its main municipal, administrative and commercial center, Zombo.

Location

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. 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 location lies approximately 382 kilometres (237 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, and the largest city in that country.[2] The coordinates of the district are:02 30N, 30 54E.

Overview

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

Population

In 1991, the national population census estimated the district population at about 131,300. In 2002, the national census estimated the population of the district at about 169,000. In 2012, the population of Zombo District was estimated at approximately 219,800.[4]

See also

References

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External links

  • Zombo District Information Portal
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