is a district
in Northern Uganda
. The district is named after its 'chief town', Koboko
, where the district headquarters are located.
Koboko District is bordered by Southern Sudan
to the north, Yumbe District
to the east, Maracha District
to the south and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
to the west.Uganda District Map
The district headquarters at Koboko
are located approximately , by road, north of Arua
, the largest town in the sub-region. The coordinates of the district are:03 25N, 30 58E.
Koboko District was established on July 1, 2005 by the Ugandan Parliament
. Before that it was part of Arua District
. Koboko District consists of one county, five (5) Sub-counties (LC3's), forty three (43) parishes (LC2's) and three hundred and two (302) villages (LC1s). The district has one Urban Council namely, Koboko Town Council
Koboko District consists mainly of flat rolling plains between and , above sea level. There are isolated undulating hills mainly in the northern and western parts of the district. The district covers a total land area of , of which about 12% is forest. Over 88% of the land is arable and suitable for agriculture.
The 2002 national census estimated the population of Koboko District at 129,200 of whom 65,400 (50.6%) were females and 63,800 (49.4%) were males. The annual population growth rate of the district was estimated at 5.6% in... Read More