Amuru District

Overview of Amuru IDP camp

Amuru District is a district in Northern Uganda. Like most Ugandan districts, it is named after its ‘chief town’, Amuru, where the district headquarters are located.

Amuru District is bordered by Adjumani District to the north, South Sudan and Lamwo District to the northeast, Gulu District to the east, Nwoya District to the south, Nebbi District to the southwest andArua District to the west. The administrative headquarters of the district at Amuru, are located approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi), by road, west of Gulu, the largest city in the sub-region. The coordinates of the district are:02 49N, 31 57E.

Amuru District was established by the Ugandan Parliament in 2006. Prior to that, the district was part of Gulu District. Amuru District, together with Agago District, Gulu District, Kitgum District,Lamwo District, Nwoya District and Pader District, is part of the larger Acholi sub-region, home to an estimated 1.5 million Acholi, according to the 2002 national census. The district is predominantly a rural district, lacking any tarmac road, despite its size.

Keyo Secondary School
Government Aided UNEB No: U0452 O’level USE School, Day

Koch Goma Secondary School
Tel: Not Specified
Government Aided UNEB No: U0469 O’level USE School, Day

Lacor Seminary P.O.Box 613, Amuru
Tel: 077-781903
Private Non-Use School UNEB No: U0162 A’level

Pabo Secondary School
Tel: 0775593555
Government Aided UNEB No: U0258 O’level USE School

St. Mary’s College Lacor
Tel: Not Specified
Government Aided UNEB No: U0709 A’level USE School, Boarding

Posted 25th October 2011 by KAWA

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