Uganda is a former British colony that gained independence in 1962. The capital is the city of Kampala. Uganda, located in East Africa from the north it borders with Sudan; from the east - from Kenya; from the south - with Tanzania. Covers an area of 236 km² and 040 000 population has more than 23 million people. English is the official language (most newspapers out also in English). Natives communicate with the local language Ganda / Luganda.
Highlights in Uganda: Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa, located between tropical forests and savannas Congo, Kenya and Tanzania. It was there that are the source of the Nile as well as 4 of 7 great lakes of Africa. Not accidentally Winston Churchill called this country "the pearl of Africa", thanks to the wide diversity of wildlife in Uganda, several parks and reserves.
Queen Victoria National Park with vast plains, huge lake, craters of extinct volcanoes after, is the perfect place to watch the biggest animals in Africa. One of the most important reasons to go on a unique journey to Uganda is the opportunity to meet with the mountain gorillas. All over the world there are only 650 individuals of this species. Dian Fossey, the heroine of the famous film "Gorilla in the Mist", spent here 18 years, exploring the mysteries of these amazing animals in the world. Most mountain gorillas living in Uganda Mgahinga, Bwindi parks and park Kibale has also chimpanzees. Bwindi Park is located in the southwestern part of the country. Due to exceptional biodiversity, it has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. On the surface of 331 square kilometers - outside the mountain gorillas and chimps - there are over 100 species of mammals, including endangered forest elephants and over 300 species of birds.
Climate Equatorial; tropical with two seasons of dry from December to February and from June to August; the north-east - semi-dry.
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Currency: Shilling (UGX)
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