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yuˈgæn də, uˈgɑn-ugan·da
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Uganda, Republic of Ugandanoun
a landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Republic of Uganda.
Etymology: (subnational kingdom), from baganda from the set phrase baganda ba katonda ("brothers and sisters")
Uganda (Yuganda in Ugandan languages), officially the Republic of Uganda (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa. The country 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 south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. 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. It has a population of around 49 million, of which 8.5 million live in the capital and largest city of Kampala. Uganda is named after the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country, including the capital Kampala and whose language Luganda is widely spoken throughout the country. From 1894, the area was ruled as a protectorate by the United Kingdom, which established administrative law across the territory. Uganda gained independence from the UK on 9 October 1962. The period since then has been marked by violent conflicts, including an eight-year-long military dictatorship led by Idi Amin. The official language is English, although the Constitution states that "any other language may be used as a medium of instruction in schools or other educational institutions or for legislative, administrative or judicial purposes as may be prescribed by law." Luganda, a central region-based language, is widely spoken across the Central and South Eastern regions of the country, and several other languages are also spoken, including Ateso, Lango, Acholi, Runyoro, Runyankole, Rukiga, Luo, Rutooro, Samia, Jopadhola, and Lusoga. In 2005 Swahili, which is foreign and so viewed as being neutral, was proposed as the Uganda's second official language. But this has yet to be ratified by parliament. In 2022 Uganda has decided to make Swahili a mandatory subject in the school curriculum.Uganda's current president is Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who took power in January 1986 after a protracted six-year guerrilla war. Following constitutional amendments that removed term limits for the president, he was able to stand and was elected president in the 2011, 2016 and 2021 general elections.
Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa, known for its diverse culture, wildlife, and landscapes. It is bordered by Kenya, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Its official languages are English and Swahili, though multiple indigenous languages are also spoken. The country's economy is largely based on agriculture, but it also has growing industries in areas such as information technology and oil production. Uganda gained independence from British colonial rule in 1962. The capital city is Kampala.
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. Uganda is bordered on the east by Kenya, on 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. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala. The people of Uganda were hunter-gatherers until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago, when Bantu-speaking populations migrated to the southern parts of the country. Beginning in the late 1800s, the area was ruled as a colony by the British, who established administrative law across the territory. Uganda gained independence from Britain on 9 October 1962. The period since then has been marked by intermittent conflicts, most recently a lengthy civil war against the Lord's Resistance Army, which has caused tens of thousands of casualties and displaced more than a million people. The official languages are Swahili and English. Luganda, a southern language, is widely spoken across the country, and multiple other languages are also spoken. The current President of Uganda is Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who came to power in a coup in 1986.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a territory in East Africa along the N. and NW. shore of Victoria Nyanza, with a population of from 300,000 to 500,000, and the seat of an active mission propaganda on the part of both the Catholic and Protestant Churches; has since 1890 been under British protection. The capital is Mengo.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.
The numerical value of UGANDA in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of UGANDA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Every country has a legend. But in Uganda, everyone is a legend of their kind
Almost everyone in Uganda, including me, has had malaria it affects me as a person, and it affects Uganda. So I feel attached and want to contribute in any way that I can to its proper diagnosis.
If You Wake Up And Find Yourself In A Place Called Uganda, Hustle & Pray Or You’re Finished.
If I lost a fair election, I will accept the results, of course, because Uganda is not my house, if the people of Uganda don't want me to help them with their issues, I go and deal with my personal issues very happily.
Africa is a continent on the rise. Uganda Israeli looks forward to strengthening ties with all Uganda Israeli countries.
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