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It is part of the former Karamoja District which existed at Independence in1962. Under the 1974 provincial Administration, the district was divided into 3 North Karamoja, Central Karamoja and South Karamoja. IN 1980, Central and South Karamoja were joined to form one district and renamed Moroto. IN 2001, Chekwii County was separated from Moroto District and became Nakapiripirit District.
It borders the district of Nakapiripirit in the south, Katakwi in the south-west, Kotido in the north and the republic of Kenya in the east.
170,506 people, 89,568 female, 80,938 males.
Ng’akarimojong and Kiswahili.
Mainly Cattle rearing and Subsistence agriculture with emphasis on food crops such as Sorghum, maize, finger millet, pigeons, Pease, g-nuts, sunflower, sweet potatoes and beans. Vegetables like cabbage and cattle rearing.
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The district has a total of 43 primary schools with 40 government, and 3 community schools. For secondary schools, the district has over 3 schools, 2 are government and 1 private.
The district has 8 Government dispensaries (II), 1 health centre (III) at county, no health centre (IV) at sub-district and 1 hospital. More so, it has 4 private/NGO dispensaries, 15 clinics, 1 health centre (III) and 1 hospital.
There is an Airfield in Moroto.
There is Matheniko Game Reserve, Magosian Culture with many beautifully fashioned quartz tools resembling the tools of the Stillbay Stone Age culture of Somaliland.
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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