Uganda is landlocked and lies 800 kilometers inland from the Indian Ocean. Uganda’s geography is very diverse in that it consists of volcanic hills, mountains, and lakes. The country sits at an average of 900 meters above sea level. Both the eastern and western borders of Uganda have mountains.
What is the geographical size of Uganda?
|Republic of Uganda Jamhuri ya Uganda (Swahili)|
|• Current constitution||8 October 1995|
|• Total||241,038 km2 (93,065 sq mi) (79th)|
|• Water (%)||15.39|
What are the examples of physical features?
Physical characteristics include land forms, climate, soil, and natural vegetation. For example, the peaks and valleys of the Rocky Mountains form a physical region. Some regions are distinguished by human characteristics. These may include economic, social, political, and cultural characteristics.
How safe is Uganda?
Regional Security, Terrorism and Organized Crime
While Uganda is generally viewed as a safe, secure and politically stable country within the region, its extensive and porous borders are inadequately policed, allowing for a robust flow of illicit trade and immigration.
What religion is in Uganda?
According to the most recent census, conducted in 2014, 82 percent of the population is Christian. The largest Christian group is Roman Catholic with 39 percent; 32 percent is Anglican, and 11 percent Pentecostal Christian. According to official government estimates, Muslims constitute 14 percent of the population.
Does Uganda have a desert?
There are no significant desert regions in Uganda.
Who first colonized Uganda?
The Protectorate of Uganda was a protectorate of the British Empire from 1894 to 1962. In 1893 the Imperial British East Africa Company transferred its administration rights of territory consisting mainly of the Kingdom of Buganda to the British government.