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Uganda is a landlocked independent republic with a democratic government which lies between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) and Kenya and forms part of the East African Region.
Eastern Africa, west of Kenya
Landlocked; fertile, well-watered country with many lakes and rivers.
Tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August); semiarid in northeast
English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts). Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic.
Ugandan shilling (UGX)
Places to Visit
Arua, Entebbe/Kampala Entebbe, Gulu, Jinja, Kabalega Falls, Kasese, Masindi, Mbarara, Moyo, Pakuba, Soroti, Tororo
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