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Kaabong

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Region  Northern Uganda

District  Kaabong District
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Map of Kaabong

Kaabong is a town in the Northern Region of Uganda. It is the chief municipal, administrative and commercial center of Kaabong District, and the district headquarters are located there.

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Location

Kaabong is approximately 155 kilometres (96 mi), by road, northwest of Moroto, the largest town in the sub-region. This is approximately 495 kilometres (308 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. The coordinates of the town are 3°31'12.0"N, 34°07'12.0"E (Latitude:3.5200; Longitude:34.1200).

Population

The national census in 2002 estimated the population of Kaabong at 13,100. In 2010, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) estimated the population at 22,300. In 2011, UBOS estimated the mid-year population at 23,900.

Points of interest

The following points of interest lie within the town limits or close to the edges of town:

  • Offices of Kaabong Town Council
  • Kaabong Central Market
  • Kaabong Parish Catholic Church, a place of worship affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kotido. Simon Lokodo was the parish priest here before he was elected to parliament to represent Dodoth County in this district.
  • Kaabong General Hospital, a 100-bed hospital under he supervision of the Uganda Ministry of Health.
  • Stanbic Bank maintains a branch in town.
  • References

    Kaabong Wikipedia


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