Uganda

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About Country

Capital
Kampala
Population
Approximately 47 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
229 people per square kilometer
GDP
$37.2 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
English and Swahili are the official languages, with various indigenous languages also spoken
Currency
Ugandan shilling (UGX)
National Dish
Matooke, a dish made from steamed green bananas, is considered Uganda's national dish
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Uganda, with significant minorities practicing Islam and traditional African religions
Climate
Uganda has a tropical climate with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons
Main Industries
Agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, and mining
Level of Development
Uganda is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 159 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 241,551 square kilometers

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Uganda 🇺🇬, home to diverse wildlife 🦍, breathtaking landscapes 🌳, and welcoming locals. Explore national parks, trek through rainforests, and experience the warm hospitality of this East African gem.

Uganda is a country located in East Africa. It is known for its diverse wildlife, including gorillas, chimpanzees, and various species of birds.

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  • Fort Portal, Kasese, Uganda
  • Hoima Road, Kampala, Uganda
  • Kampala, Uganda (1)
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Kasese District, Uganda
  • Kisoro, Uganda
  • Kitgum, Uganda
  • Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
  • Mukono, Uganda
  • Murchison Falls National Park, Lolim, Uganda
  • Murchison Falls National Park, Pakwach, Uganda (1)
  • Murchison Falls National Park, Pakwach, Uganda
  • Nile Living water initiative, Jinja, Uganda
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
  • Rhino Refugee Camp, Arua, Uganda
  • Source of The Nile., Nile Crescent, Uganda
  • Uganda

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Uganda include:

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    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: a protected area located in southwestern Uganda known for its population of mountain gorillas.

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    Queen Elizabeth National Park: a protected area located in western Uganda known for its diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, and chimpanzees.

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    Murchison Falls National Park: a protected area located in northern Uganda known for its waterfalls and wildlife, including elephants, lions, and giraffes.

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    Jinja: a town located in southeastern Uganda known for its white-water rafting and as the source of the Nile River.

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    Lake Victoria: the largest lake in Africa, located in southern Uganda and shared with Kenya and Tanzania.

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    Rwenzori Mountains National Park: a protected area located in western Uganda known for its mountain range and glaciers.

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    Kibale National Park: a protected area located in western Uganda known for its population of chimpanzees.

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    Ssese Islands: a group of islands located in Lake Victoria known for their beaches and resorts.

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    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park: a protected area located in southwestern Uganda known for its population of mountain gorillas and other primates.

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    Kidepo Valley National Park: a protected area located in northeastern Uganda known for its wildlife, including elephants, lions, and cheetahs.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Uganda has to offer. The country is also known for its vibrant culture, friendly people, and beautiful landscapes.

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