About Uganda

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    Uganda is the Pearl of Africa, a country with fantastic natural scenery and a rich mosaic of tribes and cultures. Travelling through Uganda you will be captivated by its beauty, overwhelmed by the friendliness of its people and intrigued by all that Uganda has to offer.
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  • Location

    Uganda lies astride the Equator in Eastern Africa between longitudes 29 ½° East and 35° East and between latitudes 4 ½° North and ½° South, at an average altitude of 1,100 meters above sea- level. The total area is 236,580sq.Km.

    We are bordered by the Republic of South Sudan to the North, the Republic of Kenya to the East, the Democratic Republic of Congo to the West, and the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Rwanda to the South.

    Overview

    Ecologically, Uganda is where the East African savannah meets the West African jungle. Where else but in this uniquely lush destination can one observe lions prowling the open plains in the morning and track chimpanzees through the rainforest undergrowth the same afternoon, then the next day navigate tropical channels teeming with hippos and crocodiles before setting off into the misty mountains to visit the majestic mountain gorillas? Uganda is the only safari destination whose range of forest primates is as impressive as its selection of plain antelopes. Besides the wide biodiversity, Uganda is also blessed with a vast bird population of more than 1,000 species.

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  • Awards, accolades and tokens

    Awards, accolades and tokens

    Considering the country’s variance in the tourism products, it is little wonder that it has constantly been ranked among the world’s most preferred.

  • Best Destination 2012

    Best Destination 2012

    Best Destination 2012

  • People and Culture

    People and Culture

    Situated at the geographical heart of the African continent, Uganda has long been a cultural melting pot, as evidenced by the existence of 30-plus different indigenous languages belonging to five distinct linguistic groups,

  • Facts and History

    Facts and History

    Uganda the pearl of Africa, a country with fantastic natural scenery and a rich mosaic of tribes and cultures.

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  • ATA World Congress
    Venue: Speke Resort Hotel, Munyonyo
    Date: 01/Jul/2014 – 17/Nov/2014
  • World Tourism day
    Venue: Mbale Municipal council stadium Grounds, Mbale
    Date: 25/Aug/2014 – 27/Sep/2014
  • Kampala Art Biennale
    Venue: Uganda Museum, National Theatre and Makerere University
    Date: 01/Jul/2014 – 31/Aug/2014
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