Yumbe District was created in November 2000, curved out of Arua District. It was originally called Aringa County under Arua district.


From the date of Uganda’s independence in 1962, Nebbi District was part of the then West Nile District until 1974 when it was divided into North Nile, Central Nile and South Nile District which later, became Nebbi district in 1980.


The old colonial building served as an administrative centre for East and West Moyo under the West Nile district. It was also a civic centre for the people of West Nile.


The Pakwach District is located in the Southwestern countryside of the West Nile region. The busiest gateway to the West Nile (Pakwach Bridge) can be found here as well as the biggest national park in Uganda- Kabalega National Park.


The Maracha District, unique in its own way, was actually once a part of Arua district up until 2006. It was separated from Terego which has now been returned to Arua as a county in 2010.


The ancestral village of Idi Amin Dada near DR Congo – Uganda border in Koboko district is the home that reflects the journey of Amin and his ancestors.


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