Uganda is the world's second most populous landlocked country after Ethiopia.

Beginning in 1894, the area was ruled as a protectorate by the British, who established administrative law across the territory.

Uganda gained independence from Britain on 9 October 1962.

  • Uganda is a land locked country.
  • Uganda has largest boundary with Kenya which is approximately 933 km.
  • Uganda has shortest boundary with Rwanda which is approximately 169 km.
  • The largest river in Uganda is Nile which is 6650 km.
  • The largest export partner of Uganda is Kenya.
  • The largest import partner of Uganda is Kenya.
  • There are 2 seaports in Uganda.

Tourist Attraction#

Tutsi men celebrate their heritage with a joyous ritual dance.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Uganda is East African crowned crane.
African crowned crane, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
African crowned crane
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from unter CC