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Explore Gulu in Uganda

Gulu in the region of Northern Region with its 146,858 inhabitants is a town in Uganda - some 171 mi or ( 275 km ) North of Kampala , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Gulu

Current time in Gulu is now 05:43 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kampala " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nakuru, Kisumu, Parabongo, Paicho, and Oywelomon. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Nakuru . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Gulu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Racheal & Eric Traditional Wedding Song

6:03 min by Eric Gechure
Views: 2406 Rating: 5.00

Traditional Acholi wedding ..

He Knows My Name (Africa 2009)

4:14 min by charisdesignstudio
Views: 2009 Rating: 5.00

After a trip to Africa, I was moved by the joy of all the African children despite their circumstances. I wrote a song that captured this for me. He knows their name and on my worst day he knows mine ..

Moskeeto Armor Hood-E in Uganda

2:37 min by CodePurpleEvent
Views: 1061 Rating: 4.33

Moskeeto Armor Hood-E's, made by ING Activewear, being distributed in Adak, a village in northern Uganda. Join us in the fight against malaria worldwide ING Activewear has developed a mosquito repelle ..

Gulu, IDP Camps and the Lord's Resistance Army Djchurch's photos around Gulu, Uganda (gulu idp)

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 494 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Djchurch's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Gulu Hospital

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Gulu Hospital is a hospital in Gulu, northern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Amuru, Gulu, Kitgum, Lamwo and Pader. The hospital also serves as one of the teaching hospitals of Gulu University.

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Located at 2.78 32.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Gulu, Gulu District, Hospitals in Uganda


Gulu is a city in Northern Uganda. It is the commercial and administrative centre of Gulu District. The city is located at 2˚46'48N 32˚18'00E, on the metre gauge railway from Tororo to Pakwach. Gulu is located approximately 200 miles, by road, north of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The town is served by Gulu Airport.

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Located at 2.78 32.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Gulu, Gulu District, Northern Region, Uganda, Populated places in Uganda

Gulu University

Gulu University (GU), is a university in Uganda. It is one of the eight public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country. The list includes the following: Makerere University - Founded in 1924 Uganda Management Institute - Founded in 1968 Mbarara University - Founded in 1989 Kyambogo University - Founded in 2003 Gulu University - Founded in 2002 Busitema University - Founded in 2007 Kigumba Petroleum Institute - Founded in 2009 Muni University - Founded in 2012

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Located at 2.79 32.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 2001 establishments in Uganda, Educational institutions established in 2001, Gulu, Gulu District, Schools of medicine in Uganda, Universities in Uganda

Gulu Airport

Gulu Airport is a civilian and military airport in Northern Uganda.

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Located at 2.80 32.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Airports in Uganda, Gulu District, Northern Region, Uganda

Lucille Teasdale-Corti

Lucille Teasdale-Corti, CM GOQ (January 30, 1929 – August 1, 1996) was a Canadian physician, surgeon and international aid worker, who worked in Uganda and contributed to the development of medical services in the country.

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Located at 2.78 32.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1929 births, 1996 deaths, AIDS-related deaths in Canada, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Canadian humanitarians, Canadian surgeons, Grand Officers of the National Order of Quebec, HIV/AIDS in Uganda, Health in Uganda, Members of the Order of Canada, People from Montreal, Université de Montréal alumni


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Gulu