Atlas of Uganda

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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 41,583,600 inhabitants
Area 236,040 square kilometres (91,140 sq mi)
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

Map of Uganda
Map of Uganda
Regions of Uganda
Districts of Uganda
Counties of Uganda
Sub-counties of Uganda
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.

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

Other maps

Languages of Uganda
Rivers and lakes of Uganda
Waterways in Uganda
Roads of Uganda

Satellite maps

Satellite map

Notes and references

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