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Explore Lira in Uganda

Lira in the region of Northern Region with its 119,323 inhabitants is a town in Uganda - some 135 mi or ( 218 km ) North of Kampala , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Lira

Current time in Lira is now 04:33 PM (Tuesday) . 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: Musoma, Nairobi, Kisumu, Soroti, and Pallisa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Musoma . 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 Lira ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Life in Lira, Uganda

2:16 min by paadickinson
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Created on July 25, 2011 using FlipShare. ..

Computers for Africa (USA) Internet Training

2:46 min by ruthleacock1
Views: 455 Rating: 0.00

Teachers in north Uganda communities learn about the Internet for the first time. The hardware, Internet connection and workshops were provided by Computers for Africa - USA in 2008-2009. ..

Ignite Uganda 2008

0:29 min by Simon Brown
Views: 303 Rating: 0.00

Ignite Team in Lira, Uganda 2008 support the work of Ignite & Fields of Life in Uganda, beautiful people, beautiful country. // created at ..

2012 Mission Trip to Uganda.mpg

29:41 min by John Nichols
Views: 166 Rating: 0.00

This is a video report on the Mission Trip to Otino-Waa Children's Village near Lira, Uganda. A team of 10 people from Athena Baptist Church and Athena Christian Church spent almost two weeks in Ugand ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Lira, Uganda

Lira is a city in Northern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial centre of Lira District. Lira was the main metropolitan center of the now defunct Lango District (which corresponds geographically with the current Lango sub-region).

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Located at 2.25 32.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Lira District, Northern Region, Uganda, Populated places in Uganda

Lira Hospital

Lira Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Lira Hospital is a hospital in Lira, northern Uganda. It is the referral hospital for the districts of Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Lira and Oyam.

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Located at 2.25 32.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Hospitals in Uganda, Lira District

Lira Airport

Lira Airport is an airport serving Lira, a town in the Lira District in Uganda. Lira Airport is one of the thirteen upcountry airports that are administered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. It is one of the forty-six (46) airports in the country.

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Located at 2.25 32.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Airports in Uganda, Lira District

All Saints University

All Saints University, whose complete name is All Saints University Lango (ASUL), is a private University in Uganda. It is recognised as a university by the Uganda National Council of Higher Education (UNCHE). It is owned and administered by the Lango Diocese of the Church of Uganda.

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Located at 2.24 32.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 2008, Lira District, Universities in Uganda


Lira is the name of the monetary unit of a number of countries, as well as the former currency of Italy, Malta, San Marino, Syria, Lebanon and the Vatican City, all of which replaced it in 2002 with the euro, and of Israel, which replaced it with the shekel in 1980. The term originates from the value of a Troy pound (Latin libra) of high purity silver. The libra was the basis of the monetary system of the Roman Empire.

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Located at 2.23 32.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Currencies of Europe, Currencies of Italy, Economy of Malta, Economy of San Marino, Economy of Vatican City

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Lira