Location of Kitgum

Kitgum is bordered by Padibe to the north, Mucwini to the northeast, Kitgum Matidi to the east, Acholibur to the south and Pajimu to the west. The town is located approximately 452 kilometres (281 mi), by road, north of Uganda's capital, Kampala.  This location lies approximately 105 kilometres (65 mi), by road, northeast of Gulu, the largest town in the sub-region. The coordinates of the town are:03 17 20N, 32 52 40E (Latitude:3.2888; Longitude:32.8777)