Outline of Uganda

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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 reference[edit]

An enlargeable relief map of Uganda

Geography of Uganda[edit]

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 Uganda[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Uganda

Natural geographic features of Uganda[edit]

Regions of Uganda[edit]

Main article: Regions of Uganda

Ecoregions of Uganda[edit]

Administrative divisions of Uganda[edit]

Districts of Uganda[edit]
Main article: Districts of Uganda

Uganda is divided into 80 districts across four administrative regions.

Counties of Uganda[edit]
Main article: Counties of Uganda

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

Sub-counties of Uganda[edit]

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

Demography of Uganda[edit]

Government and politics of Uganda[edit]

Politics of Uganda

Branches of the government of Uganda[edit]

Main article: Government of Uganda

Executive branch of the government of Uganda[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Uganda[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Uganda[edit]

Main article: Judiciary of Uganda

Foreign relations of Uganda[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

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

Law and order in Uganda[edit]

Main article: Law of Uganda

Military of Uganda[edit]

Main article: Military of Uganda

Local government in Uganda[edit]

History of Uganda[edit]

Culture of Uganda[edit]

Main article: Culture of Uganda

Art in Uganda[edit]

Sports in Uganda[edit]

Main article: Sports in Uganda

Economy and infrastructure of Uganda[edit]

Main article: Economy of Uganda

Education in Uganda[edit]

Main article: Education in Uganda

Health in Uganda[edit]

Main article: Health in Uganda

See also[edit]

Main article: Uganda


  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 links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Uganda