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Uganda Attractions

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Gorilla-tourism
Gorilla Trekking Uganda is well known all over the word as the country with most Mountain Gorillas. In fact Uganda is the best place for Gorilla trekking in Africa and in the entire the world since it has the largest number of gorilla families inBwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The park is famous worldwide for gorilla trekking. There are other...

Uganda Tourism

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Cultural Tourism
National Parks There are three main categories of Uganda’s wildlife protected areas namely National Parks, Wildlife Reserves, and Forest Reserves. The conservation and management of these areas is controlled by the Uganda Wildlife Authority and the National Forest Authority both under the under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. Uganda has 10 established national parks allowing...

Kampala City

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Kampala is the largest city and capital of the republic of Uganda divided into five municipal division. These include; Kampala Central Division, Kawempe Division, Makindye Division, Nakawa Division and Lubaga Division. The city is run jointly by the Executive Director who is appointed by the president and oversees the administrative activities of the city and the Lord Mayor...

Uganda Demorgraphy

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Annual population growth rate (2009 estimation): 3.3%. Ethnic groups: Baganda, Banyankole, Bahima, Bakiga, Banyarwanda, Bunyoro, Batoro, Langi, Acholi, Lugbara, Karamojong, Basoga, Bagisu, and others. Religions: Christian 85%, Muslim 12%, other 3%. Languages: English (official), Swahili, Luganda, Lunyankore and numerous other local languages. Education: Attendance (2008; primary school completion rate)–56%. Literacy (2003-2008)–74%. Health (2009 estimation.): Infant mortality rate–79.4/1,000. Life expectancy–52.7...

Uganda Population

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Ugandans
Uganda’s population is predominately rural, and its population density is highest in the southern regions. Asians constituted the largest non-indigenous ethnic group in Uganda until 1972, when the Idi Amin regime expelled 50,000 Asians who had been engaged in trade, industry, and various professions. After Amin’s overthrow in 1979, Asians slowly began returning, but Uganda’s Asian population has never...

Climate

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Uganda's Climate
Although generally equatorial, the climate is not uniform as the altitude modifies the climate. Southern Uganda is wetter with rain generally spread throughout the year. At Entebbe on the northern shore of Lake Victoria, most rain falls from March to June and the November/December period. Further to the north a dry season gradually emerges; at Gulu about 120 km...

Facts About Uganda

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UGANDA GOVERNMENTType: Republic. Constitution: Ratified July 12, 1995; promulgated October 8, 1995. Independence: October 9, 1962. Branches: Executive–president, vice president, prime minister, cabinet. Legislative–parliament. Judicial–Magistrates’ Courts, High Court, Court of Appeals (Constitutional Court), Supreme Court. Administrative subdivisions: 112 districts. Political parties: 38 registered parties. Major political parties include the National Resistance Movement (NRM, the ruling party), Forum for a Democratic Change (FDC), Democratic Party...

Uganda Cultures & Tribes

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Cultural Tourism
Uganda is a home to many tribes that speak different languages. Uganda has 56 tribes and about nine indigenous communities that formally came to be recognized in the 1995 constitution amendment of 2005. English is the official language of Uganda. Luganda and Swahili also widely spoken in most parts of the country. With the increasing Asian population, most Asian...