Some of the Basic Info :

Republic of Uganda

East-Central Africa, Tropical Rainy Climate

Average Temps of 64°F to 80°F

Official National Language is English

Luganda, Swahili, Arabic and other languages spoken

Religions include Roman Catholic, Protestant and Muslim

Population approx 35.9M

Currency, Uganda Shilling : $1 USD 2500 USh

Independence from UK – Oct 9, 1962

Peace Corps volunteers served 1964 – 1973

Idi Amin, “The Butcher of Uganda”, took power 1971 – 1979

President Lt. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta MUSEVENI, since 1986

Volunteers returned to Uganda June 1991

Uganda is also known as “The Pearl of Africa”

There is a Miami Beach in Kampala, Uganda

Can you find it?



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