Pakwach District

Pakwach District
Coordinates: 02°28′N31°30′E / 2.467°N 31.500°E / 2.467; 31.500Coordinates: 02°28′N31°30′E / 2.467°N 31.500°E / 2.467; 31.500
Country   Uganda
Region Northern Region
Capital Pakwach
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)

Pakwach District is a district in the Northern Region of Uganda. The town of Pakwach is the location of the district headquarters.[1]

Location [ edit ]

Pakwach District is bordered by Nebbi District to the west, Arua District to the north, Nwoya District to the east, Buliisa District to the southeast and the DR Congo to the south.[2] The town of Pakwach, where the district headquarters are located is approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi), by road, east of Nebbi, the nearest large town.[3] This is approximately 131 kilometres (81 mi), by road, southeast of Arua, the largest city in the West Nile sub-region.[4] Pakwach is about 370 kilometres (230 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[5]

Overview [ edit ]

Pakwach District was created by the government of Uganda in 2015 and became operational on 1 July 2017. Prior to then it was part of Nebbi District.[6]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ PRO (2 July 2017). "The new Pakwach District has been operationalized". (PRO). Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  2. ^ GTUN (March 2016). "Uganda District Map". Kampala: (GTUN). Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  3. ^ GFC (5 August 2017). "Distance between Pakwach, Northern Region, Uganda and Nebbi, Northern Region, Uganda". (GFC). Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  4. ^ GFC (5 August 2017). "Distance between Arua, Northern Region, Uganda and Pakwach, Northern Region, Uganda". (GFC). Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  5. ^ GFC (5 August 2017). "Distance between Post Office Building, Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda and Pakwach, Northern Region, Uganda". (GFC). Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  6. ^ Red Pepper (3 September 2015). "Parliament Creates 23 New Districts". Red Pepper. Mukono. Retrieved 5 August 2017.

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