Zombo District

Zombo District is a district in the Northern Region of Uganda. The town of Zombo is the district's main municipal, administrative, and commercial center,

Zombo District
District location in Uganda
District location in Uganda
Coordinates: 02°30′N 30°54′E / 2.500°N 30.900°E / 2.500; 30.900Coordinates: 02°30′N 30°54′E / 2.500°N 30.900°E / 2.500; 30.900
Country Uganda
RegionNorthern Uganda
Sub-regionWest Nile sub-region
 • Total897.6 km2 (346.6 sq mi)
 (2012 Estimate)
 • Total219,800
 • Density244.9/km2 (634/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)


Zombo District is bordered by Arua District to the north, Nebbi District to the east, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south and west. The town of Zombo, where the district headquarters are located, is approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi), by road, south of Arua, the largest city in the sub-region.[1] This is approximately 382 kilometres (237 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.[2] The coordinates of the district are 02 30N, 30 54E.[3]


The district was created by Act of Parliament and became functional on 1 July 2009.[4] Prior to then, the district was part of the Nebbi District.[5]


In 1991, the national population census estimated the district population at 131,300. In 2002, the national census estimated the population at 169,000. In 2012, the population was estimated at 219,800.[6]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Map Showing Zombo And Arua With Distance Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Zombo With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  3. ^ Latitude.to. "Satellite map of Zombo District, Uganda. Latitude: 2.5000 Longitude: 30.9000". Latitude.to, maps, geolocated articles, latitude longitude coordinate conversion. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
  4. ^ Vision, Reporters (22 April 2010). "Government Names 14 New Districts". Kampala: New Vision. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  5. ^ Anyoli, Edward. "Zombo Gets First Woman MP". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Estimated Population of Zombo District In 1991, 2002 & 2012". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 21 May 2014.

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