Uganda

Uganda is a country in East Africa located on Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. The former British colony is surrounded by five countries, namely South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC, Congo-Kinshasa). The “Pearl of Africa” is a popular holiday destination in Africa because of its beautiful landscape and the presence of chimpanzees and mountain gorillas in the wild. In Uganda people can visit the source of the White Nile, namely Jinja on Lake Victoria. The country’s official languages are English and Swahili. The capital of Uganda is Kampala, the country’s only international airport is located 40 kilometres / 25 miles away in Entebbe. Kampala Entebbe Airport is the main base of national flag carrier Uganda Airlines.

Practical information about Uganda:

Time zone: East Africa Time +3
Currency: UGX
National Day: 9 October
Airport: airport

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What are the busiest airports in Uganda?

Airport IATA Passengers
Kampala Entebbe Airport EBB 1,530,031

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