Lies west of East African plateau. Freshwater lakes include Edward, George, Mobuto Sese Seko (Albert), Kyoga and Victoria, source of river Nile. Terrain ranges from semi-desert in northeast to tropical rainforest in south and southeast, and mountain ranges in east and west. Mt. Ruwenzori in west, 5 094 metres, Mt. Elgon in east, 4 300 metres.

Formal Name: Republic of Uganda
Local Name: Uganda
Local Formal Name: Republic of Uganda
Location: Africa
Status: UN Country
Capital City: Kampala
Main Cities: Jinja, Mbale, Masaka
Population: 19,823,000
Area []:235,880
Languages: English, Swahili
Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Animist, Muslim

National Anthem:
Oh Uganda! may God uphold thee,
We lay our future in thy hand.
United, free,
For liberty
Together we'll always stand.

Oh Uganda! the land of freedom.
Our love and labour we give,
And with neighbours all
At our country's call
In peace and friendship we'll live.

Oh Uganda! the land that feeds us
By sun and fertile soil grown.
For our own dear land,
We'll always stand:
The Pearl of Africa's Crown.

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