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Where is Uganda?

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Where is Uganda
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Where is Uganda Located?

The given Uganda location shows that Uganda is located in the eastern part of Africa continent. Uganda map shows that it shares its international boundaries with Kenya in the east, Sudan in the north, Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, and Rwanda and Tanzania in the south. However, the huge Lake Victoria lies in the south of the country. Interestingly, Uganda is known as “Pearl of Africa.”

The capital city of Uganda is Kampala located in the south-central part of the country. The county got its independence in the year 1962. The government type of Uganda is a presidential republic featured with multi-party system. Under this political system, the President of Uganda is both head of state and head of government. It is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the African Union, the Organization of the Islamic Conference and East African Community.

Moreover, the economy of the country largely depends upon agriculture and mining industries. Coffee is the main export crop of the country. The natural resources available in the country are copper and cobalt. Besides, country has also untapped reserves of crude oil and natural gas.

Quick Facts
Continent Africa
Where is Located Uganda is a country located in the Eastern Africa
Coordinates 1.0667° N, 31.8833° E
Capital Kampala
Largest City Kampala
Neighboring Countries Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania
Administrative divisions111 districts and 1 capital city
Area 241,038 sq km
Population34.51 million (2011)
Official Language English (Official), Ganda, Arabic
Currency Ugandan shilling (UGX)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeUG
ISO Alpha-3 Code UGA
ISO Numeric Code800
GDP $50.439 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code 256
Time Zone EAT (UTC+3)
Internet TLD .ug