|Elevation||1,180 m (3,870 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Kigumba is located approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi), by road, northeast of Masindi (pop. 45,400 in 2011), the largest city in the sub-region. This location is approximately 221 kilometres (137 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda. Kigumba lies approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi), by road, south of Kiryandongo, where the district headquarters are located. The coordinates of the town are:01 48 54N, 32 00 36E (Latitude:1.8150; Longitude:32.0100).
Kigumba lies at the location where the highway from Kampala to Gulu through Kibangya and Rwekunye, joins the highway from Masindi to Gulu. The town is a busy transit point. For travelers headed north to Murchison Falls National Park (MFNP) or to Gulu, Kigumba is the last commercial center before entering MFNP or crossing the Nile River at Karuma.
As of January 2010, the exact population of Kigumba is not known.
Masindi, the largest town in the sub-region, lies approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi), by road, to the southwest of Kigumba. The district headquarters at Kiryandongo, are located approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi), north of Kigumba. Located within the town itself is Kigumba Petroleum Institute (KPI), a tertiary institution of education belonging to the Ugandan government. The Institute occopies premises that formerly housed, Uganda Cooperative College, which has now relocated to the Eastern Ugandan town of Tororo. KPI has now been elevated to University status. Kigumba Central Market is the largest fresh-food market in town. Stanbic Bank (Uganda) Limited, the largest commercial bank in Uganda, by assets and branches, maintains a branch in Kigumba.
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