Welcome to Yumbe, a bustling town located in the Northern Region of Uganda. Despite being a small town, Yumbe offers a unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty that is sure to captivate any traveler. Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, Yumbe has something for everyone.

Yumbe is situated approximately 91 kilometers northeast of Arua, the largest city in the West Nile sub-region, and about 223 kilometers northwest of Gulu, the largest city in the Northern Region of Uganda. The town is easily accessible by road, and its coordinates are 3°2754.0N, 31°1442.0E.

Yumbe has experienced a significant increase in population over the past two decades. According to the 2020 estimates by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), Yumbe Town has a mid-year population of 47,400. This growth is due to the town’s strategic location, which has made it an important hub for trade and commerce in the region.

Points of Interest
Yumbe has several points of interest that are worth exploring. These include:

1. The offices of Yumbe Town Council
2. The headquarters of Yumbe District Administration
3. Yumbe Central Market, where you can find fresh produce and local crafts
4. Yumbe General Hospital, a 100-bed public hospital that was recently upgraded to a referral hospital

The town is also located along the Koboko-Yumbe-Moyo Road, which is currently being upgraded to a class II bitumen surface road by the International Development Association (IDA). This will make it easier for visitors to access Yumbe and the surrounding areas.

In conclusion, Yumbe is a hidden gem that is waiting to be discovered. Its rich history, diverse culture, and breathtaking landscapes make it an ideal destination for anyone looking to experience the beauty of Uganda. So why not pack your bags and come explore Yumbe today?

1. Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

See also
1. West Nile sub-region
2. List of cities and towns in Uganda

External links
1. Yumbe District Information Portal

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