Enjoy what Uganda really has to offer
Uganda has been called the “Pearl of Africa” because of the abundance of wildlife and natural beauty lurking in every corner. Safari trips here are thrilling. In the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, you can come face-to-face with gorillas. In the Kidepo Valley National Park you can witness dramatic scenery and enjoy close-ups with an immense variety of wild animals, normally only seen in zoos. Chill out on the green terraced hills by the serene paradise of Lake Bunyonyi--a great body of water studded with tiny islands. This is the real Uganda…where your senses take over as you enjoy the sheer beauty of the country.
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Uganda Fast Facts
Population: 33,640,833 (July 2012 est.)
Language: English, Ganda/Luganda
Location: East-Central Africa, between Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Climate: Tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (Dec-Feb, June-Aug); semiarid in northeast
Country Code: 256
Time Zone: GMT+3
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