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Kitgum, Uganda

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Elevation  760 m
District  Kitgum District
Region  Northern Uganda

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Map of Kitgum, Uganda

Kitgum is a municipality in Kitgum District in the Northern Region of Uganda. The town is administered by Kitgum Town Council, an urban local government. It is the largest metropolitan area in the district and the site of the district headquarters.


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Alexander mckenzie & the underpaid muddy waters (live in opete church kitgum)

Opete church kitgum january 2 2014


Kitgum is bordered by Padibe to the north, Mucwini to the north-east, Kitgum Matidi to the east, Acholibur to the south, and Pajimu to the west. The town is approximately 108 kilometres (67 mi), by road, north-east of Gulu, the largest city in the Acholi sub-region. This is approximately 460 kilometres (290 mi), by road, north of Uganda's capital Kampala. The coordinates of Kitgum are 3°17'20.0"N, 32°52'40.0"E (Latitude:3.288889; Longitude:32.877778).


On 27 August 2014, the national population census put the population of Kitgum town at 44,604.

Points of interest

The following additional points of interest are located within or near the town of Kitgum:

  • Kitgum Hospital, a 200-bed public hospital administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Kitgum, a 300-bed community hospital administered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu
  • offices of Kitgum Town Council
  • Kitgum central market
  • Irene Gleeson Foundation Headquarters, the first school started by Irene Gleeson and serving over 3,000 students
  • Kitgum Airport, a civilian airport administered by the Kitgum Town Council
  • Rwekunye–Apac–Aduku–Lira–Kitgum–Musingo Road, the 350 kilometres (217 mi) mile road passing through the middle of town
  • References

    Kitgum, Uganda Wikipedia

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