n Conflict Trends - Situation report : Uganda

Volume 2006, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1561-9818


The Republic of Uganda is situated in East Africa. It is bordered by Kenya in the east, Sudan in the north, the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the west, Rwanda in the south-west and Tanzania in the south. The southern part of the country includes a large portion of Lake Victoria. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a portion of the south of the country, including the capital, Kampala. Uganda's terrain is mostly plateau, rimmed by mountains. Its natural resources include copper, cobalt, hydropower, limestone, salt, and arable land.

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