Pader District

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Pader District is a district in Northern Uganda. It is named after Pader, the chief municipal, administrative and commercial town in the district, where the district headquarters are located.

Pader District is bordered by Lamwo District to the northwest, Kitgum District to the northeast, Agago District to the east, Otuke District to the southeast, Lira District to the south, Oyam District to the southwest and Gulu District to the west. The district headquarters at Pader are located approximately 130 kilometres (81 mi), by road, northeast of Gulu, the largest city in the sub-region. The coordinates of the district are:02 50N, 33 05E.

Pader District was formerly part of Kitgum District. In 2000, two counties of Kitgum District Agago and Avu became Pader district.

The district has over 293,679 people. 147,200 are female and 146,479 are Male. The main languages are Luo and Acholi.

Agriculture with main emphasis on food crops such as millet, potatoes, beans, Simsim and sunflower. Cash crops include cotton, and Vegetables are Cabbage, Tomatoes and Onions.

EDUCATION SERVICES

The district has a total of 195 primary schools with 176 government, 2 private and 17 community schools. For secondary schools, the district has over 15 schools, 8 are government, 5 private and 2 community.
There is 1 technical institute.
HEALTH SERVICES

The district has 10 Government dispensaries (II), 6 health centres (III) at county, 1 health centre (IV) at sub-district with 1 hospital. More so, it has 1 private/NGO dispensary, 1 health centre (III) and 1 hospital- Kalongo Hospital.

secondary schools

Aculbanya Secondary School
p.O.Box , Pader
Tel:
Government Aided USE School

Adilang Secondary School
p.O.Box , Pader
Tel: 0782656594
Government Aided USE School, Day

Atanga Girls Secondary School
p.O.Box , Pader
Tel: 0774108320
Government Aided USE School, Boarding

Atanga Secondary School
p.O.Box , Pader
Tel: 0774133302
Government Aided USE School, Day

Lira Palwo Secondary School
p.O.Box
Tel: 0774133302
Government Aided USE School, Day

Pajule College School
P.O.Box
Tel: 0775590610
Private Aided Mixed, Partly Boarding, Non USE School

Pajule Secondary School
P.O.Box 131 Kitgum
Tel: 0772463819
Government Aided USE School, Day

Patongo Secondary School
p.O.Box
Tel:
Government Aided USE School, Day

Puranga Secondary School
p.O.Box
Tel: 0782840917
Government Aided USE School, Day

Rackoko Comp. Ss
P.O.Box 522, Pader
Tel: 0772848844
Privateaided Mixed, Partly Boarding Non USE School

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