Uganda
(2,980 words)

1. General Situation

1.1. The Republic of Uganda lies on the equator on an elevated plateau between the eastern and western branches of the Great Rift Valley, with mountains soaring to 5,119 m. (16,795 ft.) toward its southwest border. It is landlocked and shares borders with Kenya on the east, Democratic Republic of Congo on the west, Sudan on the north, and Tanzania and Rwanda on the south. Nearly one-sixth of its territory is covered with water. Uganda has many river…

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Byaruhanga-Akiiki, A. B. T., “Uganda”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 21 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_U.2>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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