Northern Uganda

The Northern region is one of four regions in the country of . As of Uganda's 2014 census, the region's population was 7,188,139. Northern Uganda has an elevation of 987 metres.
Photo: Sanjoy Ghosh, CC BY 2.0.

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is an important city of Northern Uganda. It's the economic centre of the region, has some useful facilities for travellers and a handful of historic attractions. Photo: Alemeneghini, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in the Northern Region of . It is the main municipal, administrative, and commercial centre of . Photo: Blicious, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city and commercial centre within the in the Northern Region of . Photo: Sanjoy Ghosh, CC BY 2.0.

is in Northern Uganda. Photo: Daryona, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is in northeast . It covers 1436 km² and borders onto . Photo: Keitsist, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in the Northern Region of .

is a fishing village in Nebbi. In 1885 it was the location of Emin Pasha's Fort in .

The Ajai Wildlife Reserve is a small conservation protected area in northeastern Uganda dominated by a large island surrounded by seasonally flooded swamps and wooded savanna.

Northern Uganda

Latitude of center
2.7972° or 2° 47' 49.9" north
Longitude of center
32.2644° or 32° 15' 51.8" east
987 metres (3,238 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4345061984
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Հյուսիսային շրջան
  • Asturian; Bable: Rexón norte
  • Azerbaijani: Şimal bölgəsi
  • Cebuano: Northern Region
  • Chinese: Pak-pō͘ Chiu
  • Chinese: 北部区
  • Chinese: 北部區
  • Chinese: 阿喬利蘭
  • Dutch: Northern
  • English: Northern Region, Uganda
  • English: Northern Region
  • Esperanto: Norda regiono de Ugando
  • French: Nord
  • French: Ouganda septentrional
  • French: région Nord
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთის რეგიონი
  • German: Northern Region
  • German: Northern Region (Uganda)
  • Greek: Βόρεια Ουγκάντα
  • Hebrew: אזור צפון
  • Indonesian: Region Utara, Uganda
  • Italian: Regione settentrionale
  • Japanese: 北部地域
  • Korean: 북부주
  • Kurdish: Herêma Bakur, Ûganda
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak-pō͘ Chiu (Uganda)
  • Northern Frisian: Northern (Regiuun uun Uganda)
  • Northern Frisian: Northern
  • Norwegian: Northern
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Northern
  • Persian: استان شمالی، اوگاندا
  • Portuguese: Norte do Uganda
  • Portuguese: Região Norte
  • Russian: Северная
  • Russian: Северная область
  • Swahili (generic): Mkoa wa Kaskazini
  • Turkish: Kuzey Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Північна область
  • Urdu: شمالی علاقہ، یوگنڈا
  • Zulu: Northern Region, Yuganda
  • Mkoa wa Kaskazini, Uganda
  • Regione Settentrionale
  • Uganda settentrionale

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