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Atlas of Uganda

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Uganda

English Uganda - Republic of Uganda

The Republic of Uganda is a country in East Africa, bordered on the east by ► Kenya, 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 encompasses a portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala.

KiSwahili Uganda - Jamhuri ya Uganda

Jamhuri ya Uganda ni nchi ya Afrika ya Mashariki. Imepakana na Kenya upande wa mashariki, Sudan upande wa kaskazini, Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya Kongo upande wa Magharibi, Rwanda na Tanzania upande wa kusini. Uganda ina sehemu kubwa ya ziwa la Viktoria Nyanza ikipakana hapo na Kenya na Tanzania. Jina la Uganda lina asili yake katika ufalme wa Buganda uliopo katika kusini ya nchi pamoja na mji mkuu Kampala. Uganda ni nchi mwanachma wa Jumuiya ya Afrika ya Mashariki.


Short name  Uganda
Official  name Republic of Uganda
Status Independent country since 1962
Location East Africa
Capital Kampala
Population 27,616,000 inhabitants
Area 236,040 km²
Major  languages English and Swahili (official), Luganda and Aseto languages
Major  religions Roman Catholicism and Anglicanism
More information Uganda, Geography of Uganda, History of Uganda and Politics of Uganda
More  images Uganda - Uganda (Category).

General maps

Ug-map.png Map of Uganda
Uganda large map.jpg Map of Uganda
UgandaRegionsLegend.png Regions of Uganda
Uganda Districts.png Districts of Uganda
Uganda counties.png Counties of Uganda
Uganda sub-counties.png Sub-counties of Uganda
Acholiland, Uganda.png Acholiland
Karte Buganda.GIF Kingdom of Buganda

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Uganda, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Uganda.

Uganda Protectorate British administration.png The British protectorate
Ugandan districts affected by Lords Resistance Army.png Ugandan districts affected by Lords Resistance Army
IDP's in Northern Uganda.png IDP's in Northern Uganda

Other maps

Languages of Uganda.png Languages of Uganda
Rivers and lakes of Uganda.png Rivers and lakes of Uganda
Uganda Wasserwege.svg Waterways in Uganda
Uganda Strassennetz.svg Roads of Uganda

Satellite maps

Uganda sat.png Satellite map

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