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Northern Region, Uganda

Northern Region is one of 4 primary administrative regions in Uganda with a population of approximately 5,345,964 people.

Facts and figures on Northern Region at a glance

Region name: Northern Region (Northern Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 5,345,964 people
Country: Uganda
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Northern Region (Northern Region) is located in the regional capital Gulu (Gulu) with a population of 146,858 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Northern Region's regional capital Gulu to Uganda's capital Kampala (Kampala) is approximately 274 km (170 mi).

Facts and figures about Northern Region
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Northern Region Northern Region5,345,964 peopleGulu Gulu146,858 people

Compare with other regions in Uganda.

Map of Northern Region

Map of Northern Region

Information on Northern Region

Information on Northern Region
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Northern Region Northern RegionGulu Gulu30UgandaAfrica

Time in Northern Region

Time in Northern Region
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 5:30amNoTue, 27 Jul 2021 - 5:30amUTC +3.0Africa/Kampala

Geographic coordinates of Northern Region

Latitude & Longitude of Northern Region
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map2°44'14.3"N (2.7373000°)31°53'11.2"E (31.8864400°)

Subregions in Northern Region

There are 30 administrative subregions in Northern Region.
Subregions in Northern Region
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Abim District Abim District1.-Abim Abim-
Adjumani District Adjumani District2.-Adjumani Adjumani28,700
Agago District Agago District3.-Agago Agago-
Alebtong District Alebtong District4.-Alebtong Alebtong-
Amolatar District Amolatar District5.-Amolatar Amolatar-
Amudat District Amudat District6.-Amudat Amudat1,873
Amuru District Amuru District7.-Amuru Amuru-
Apac District Apac District8.-Apac Apac11,776
Arua District Arua District9.-Arua Arua55,585
Dokolo District Dokolo District10.-Dokolo Dokolo-
Gulu District Gulu District11.-Gulu Gulu146,858
Kaabong District Kaabong District12.-Kaabong Kaabong-
Kitgum District Kitgum District13.-Kitgum Kitgum56,891
Koboko District Koboko District14.-Koboko Koboko-
Kole District Kole District15.-Kole Kole-
Kotido District Kotido District16.-Kotido Kotido18,800
Lamwo District Lamwo District17.-Lamwo Lamwo-
Lira District Lira District18.-Lira Lira119,323
Maracha District Maracha District19.-Maracha Maracha-
Moroto District Moroto District20.-Moroto Moroto10,300
Moyo District Moyo District21.-Moyo Moyo18,800
Nakapiripirit District Nakapiripirit District22.-Nakapiripirit Nakapiripirit-
Napak District Napak District23.-Napak Napak-
Nebbi District Nebbi District24.-Nebbi Nebbi30,354
Nwoya District Nwoya District25.-Nwoya Nwoya-
Otuke District Otuke District26.77,800Otuke Otuke-
Oyam District Oyam District27.340,000Oyam Oyam-
Pader District Pader District28.-Pader Pader11,600
Yumbe District Yumbe District29.-Yumbe Yumbe24,300
Zombo District Zombo District30.-Zombo Zombo-

External sources of information on Northern Region

Northern Region on Wikipedia