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The location of Uganda
An enlargeable map of the Republic of Uganda

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Uganda:

Uganda –commonly referred to as the Pearl[1] by Churchill is a land-locked sovereign country located in East Africa, bordered on the east by Kenya, the north by South Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the southwest by Rwanda, and on the south by Tanzania.[2] 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 encompassed a portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala.


General referenceEdit

An enlargeable relief map of Uganda

Geography of UgandaEdit

An enlargeable topographic map of Uganda
  Kenya 933 km
  Democratic Republic of the Congo 765 km
  South Sudan 435 km
  Tanzania 396 km
  Rwanda 169 km

Environment of UgandaEdit

An enlargeable satellite image of Uganda

Natural geographic features of UgandaEdit

Regions of UgandaEdit

Regions of Uganda

Ecoregions of UgandaEdit

List of ecoregions in Uganda

Administrative divisions of UgandaEdit

Administrative divisions of Uganda

Districts of UgandaEdit

Districts of Uganda Uganda is divided into 80 districts across four administrative regions.

Counties of UgandaEdit

Counties of Uganda The districts of Uganda are divided into 146 counties, one city council, and thirteen municipalities.

Sub-counties of UgandaEdit

The counties of Uganda are divided into sub-counties, which are further divided into parishes and villages.

Demography of UgandaEdit

Demographics of Uganda

Government and politics of UgandaEdit

Politics of Uganda

Branches of the government of UgandaEdit

Government of Uganda

Executive branch of the government of UgandaEdit

Legislative branch of the government of UgandaEdit

Judicial branch of the government of UgandaEdit

Judiciary of Uganda

Foreign relations of UgandaEdit

Foreign relations of Uganda

International organization membershipEdit

The Republic of Uganda is a member of:[2]

Law and order in UgandaEdit

Law of Uganda

Military of UgandaEdit

Military of Uganda

Local government in UgandaEdit

Uganda Local Governments Association

History of UgandaEdit

Culture of UgandaEdit

Economy and infrastructure of UgandaEdit

Education in UgandaEdit

Health in UgandaEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Churchill, Winston Spencer (1909). My African Journey (PDF) (First ed.). Toronto: William Briggs. p. 197. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Uganda". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 3, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.

External linksEdit

  Wikimedia Atlas of Uganda