Uganda

 
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The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa. It is bordered on the east by Kenya, on the north by Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the southwest by Rwanda, and on the south by Tanzania.

The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, within which it shares borders with Kenya and Tanzania.

Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompassed a portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala. Source


Uganda Facts

Population: 31 million

Capital: Kampala

Currency: Ugandan shilling

Area: 236,040 km2

Language: English, Swahili

Main Religion: Christian

Calling Code: +256

Time Zone: GMT + 3

Main Cities: Gulu, Jinja, Kampala, Lira, Mbale