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Amudat

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Country  Uganda
Region  Northern Uganda

Area  1,615 km²
District  Amudat District

Map of Amudat

Amudat is a town in Northern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Amudat District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

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Location

Amudat is located in Amudat District, Karamoja sub-region, in Northern Uganda. It lies approximately 85 kilometres (53 mi), by road, southeast of Moroto, the largest town in the sub-region. This location is approximately 400 kilometres (250 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the largest city in Uganda, and the capital of that country. The coordinates of the town are:01 57 00N, 34 57 00E (Latitude:1°57'08.0"N, 34°56'40.0"E (Latitude:1.952223; Longitude:34.944445).

Overview

Amudat was selected to be the headquarters of the newly established Amudat District, which was created by Act of Parliament and began functioning on 1 July 2010. The town is the most eastward of all the 111 district capitals in Uganda.

Population

As of January 2011, it was estimated that the population of Amudat was about 1,900.

Points of interest

The following points of interest lie within the town limits or near its borders:

  • The headquarters of Amudat District Administration
  • The offices of Amudat Town Council
  • Amudat Hospital - A 100-bed public hospital, administered by the Church Missionary Society
  • Amudat Central Market
  • References

    Amudat Wikipedia


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