The District is one of the new District in Uganda. Originally, it originated from Lira District in Uganda.The District has a rich cultural heritage. It is endowed with a diversity of about 02 ethnic groups, the majority of whom are Langi followed by the Iteso, . But most of the tribes practice Lango culture. The main language spoken is Luo and the staple food of the area is casava, rice, bean, peas, millet, potatoes and others.