Location & Size


Location and size


Pakwach District is one of the districts in the West Nile region of Uganda. It is bordered by Nebbi district in the West, Nwoya and Amuru districts in the East, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the South West, Arua in the North West and Buliisa  to the South. Pakwach lies between altitudes 2289ft to 5224ft above sea level. The coordinates of Pakwach district are 2027’43.0”N, 31029’54.0”E (Latitude 2.461944; Longitude 31.49833). The district has a total area of about 1,008.6 Sq. Kilometres of which  83.19% is arable land while 2.91% is occupied by game reserve, 6.4% wetlands and open water, and 7.5% is occupied by forest reserves.


Pakwach District headquarters are situated in Pakwach Town Council which is approximately 370km from Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda. 


                                     MAP OF PAKWACH  DISTRICT