Tororo is a small town situated near the Kenya-Uganda border and the Kenyan border town of Malaba. Tororo is adequately served by public transport. Buses and matatus pass through here to other parts of Uganda and to and from Kenya.

The town is the administrative centre for the Tororo district. The town has developed largely as a transit town and its major landmark is the massive Tororo Rock which can be seen from most points of the town.