Uganda (07.07. – 10.08.2010)

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa. It gained independence from Britain on 9 October 1962 and is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the southwest by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. Kampala with a population of 1 208 544 (2002) is the capital. Uganda is the world’s second most populous landlocked country after Ethiopia. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. (Source: Wikipedia)