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.
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.
Republic of Uganda
Independent country since 1962
236,040 square kilometres (91,140 sq mi)
English and Swahili (official), Luganda and Aseto languages
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