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Gulu is part of the former Acholi District which existed at Independence. IN 1974, Acholi District was divided into East Acholi and West Acholi which became Kitgum and Gulu district respectively in 1980.
Main Languages; Luo
Banks; Stanbic Bank, Centenary Bank, bank of Uganda (Regional Currency Centre).
The district has 26 Government dispensaries (II), 14 health centres (III) at county, 3 health centres (IV) at sub-district with 2 hospitals. More so, it has 2 private/NGO dispensaries, 25 clinic, 3 health centres (III) and 1 hospital.
The only Tarmac road links Gulu to Masindi through Apac. The rest of the roads in the district are Murram and feeder roads. The district is also connected to the rail network which crosses the middle of the road from Lira to Pakwach I Nebbi District. Gulu had an airfield which facilitates air transport. Scheduled and chartered flights are available. It is 1.9 Km from Gulu town.
There is Murchison Falls National Park which is the largest part in Uganda covering an area of 4,000 sq Km. It extends to Gulu district. Activities include Launch trips, top of the falls, game viewing, Forest walks in Rabongo Forest and Spot fishing.
The endangered mountain gorillas are almost exitinct with only 750 in number shared between Bwindi National Park, Parc de volcanoes National park of Rwanda and Virunga of Congo. Safaris to Uganda's remaining mountain gorillas in Bwindi NP is memorable experience that contribute greatly to the survival of these mountain gorillas.More information on the mountain gorillas
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