Experience the diverse mix of cultural and natural treasures in Lango sub-region. We welcome ideas from Lango and friends of Lango on how to preserve these treasures. Protect our cultural and natural treasures.
Lango Cultural Sites
- Apollo Milton Obote, First Prime Minister and President of Uganda
Burial Place, Akokoro, Apac District
- Omukama Kabalega of Bunyoro and Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda. The two kings played a crucial role in Uganda’s anti-colonialism struggle. For two years Lango warriors protected the two kings until they were captured in Kangai by Kakungulu in 1899.
- John Akii Bua Burial Place, First Gold Medalist in Uganda from Lango
- Ngeta Hills (Lango settled here when they moved from Otuke Hills)
- Otuke Hills (Lango settled here before they moved to Lango country
- Ibuje Hills in Ibuje, Apac District, Tyen Olum (Olum Footprints), believed to be the 1st human footsteps on Ibuje Hills. Olum is believed to have supernatural abilities.
- Kungu, a village in Akokoro, Apac District where Christianity entered Lango
Lango Natural Treasures
Lango Region is well watered by lakes, rivers and swamps.
- River Tochi (Achaba, Aber, and Minakulu)
- River Moroto/Aswa (home to pigmy crocodiles 3 feet in length)
- River Nile (IbujeMaruzi, Aber)
- Okole River (Lira, Apac, Kole, and Oyam Districts), River Okole flows west into River Nile
- Local government statistical abstract (Lira, Apac, Oyam. Dokolo)
- The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda