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Area Information

The Republic of Uganda is a country located in East Africa. This landlocked country is bordered by Kenya, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Kampala is the capital city of Uganda. This city is situated in the South Central part of the country. Uganda is a country of contrasts. Here you will find East African savannah and the West African jungle. There are many animals that can be seen in the wild, including lions, chimpanzees, hippos, crocs, and gorillas.

Business Information

Uganda’s economy is based mainly on agricultural products. As the largest producer in Africa of coffee, this product alone accounts for over a quarter of its exports. Other exports include cotton, tea, tobacco, apparel, hides, skins, vanilla, vegetables, fruits, cut flowers, and fish. The natural resources mined from Uganda are gold, diamonds, iron ore, nickel, cobalt, tantalum, niobium, and other rare earth elements. Other industries include building and construction materials, such as cement, reinforcing rods, corrugated roofing sheets, and paint. Domestically produced consumer goods include plastics, soap, cork, beer, and soft drinks. One major cement manufacturer is Tororo Cement Ltd, providing construction material to consumers across the East Africa continent. There are many locations for office space in the cities of Uganda.

Entertainment And Dining Out

One of the interesting sights in Uganda is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This park is on the edge of the Rift Valley. The forest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it is a mountain gorilla sanctuary and home to about fifty percent of the world’s gorillas. This National Park is also home for the Colobus Monkey, several species of chimpanzees, and many other birds and animals. You have to have a permit to see the gorillas. These are strictly limited and must be booked in advance. Uganda’s cuisine includes a maize porridge, served with a meat sauce with goat, mutton, or beef. In the many reserves there may also be wild game.

Transport Information

There is an international airport in Entebbe, 35 km (22 miles) south west of Kampala. There are bus services to Kampala. Most hotels in Kampala and Entebbe will arrange airport transfers. Taxis are also available. Public transportation around the larger cities includes bus and taxi. There are regular boat services on Lake Victoria linking Kampala with Mwanza in the country of Tanzania.

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