Geographical Features of Uganda, the Pearl of Africa
One would ask himself, where is that country that has the most trending Safari Tours Located and how about the Geographical features of Uganda, Definitely I will answer you,in the Pearl of Africa, the source of Tourism, and the shelter of a conducive climate. Uganda is embraced with many geographical aspects in its vicinity. It lies in the east African region of Africa. It borders Kenya in the west, Sudan in the south, Democratic republic of congo (formally known as Zaire) in the East, Then Rwanda and Tanzania in the north.
The Geographical features of Uganda are grouped in the hierarchy of great lakes Region. The lakes Albert, Edward Victoria surrounding it. Briefly Geographical features of Uganda are rendered in two categories i.e. relief features and its drainage features.
Uganda’s relief features mainly are grouped into various ways basing on their formations, i.e. highlands, Rift valleys, Plains, Plateaus (his covers the largest part of Uganda with many economic activities like Tourism carried on here), islands among others. The Drainage features are also categorized in their modes of formations like, Lakes, Rivers, and Streams
Uganda is located in eastern Africa, west of Kenya, south of South Sudan, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and north of Rwanda and Tanzania. It is in the heart of the Great Lakes region, and is surrounded by three of them, Lake Edward, Lake Albert, and Lake Victoria. More to that, Uganda is a land locked country which means that it has no access to the sea.
Generally, tourism is Uganda has been on a high growth rate due to its tropical climate that has rains and a few dry seasons (2). The dry seasons normally occur from December to February, then June to August. For the rest of the parts like North, the area experiences a semiarid climate. More so, the geographical coordinates are 1°00′N 32°00′E and it’s estimated to be occupying 241,551 square kilometres (93,263 sq mi) of land
However, It’s on record that Uganda is suffering environmental challenges which are there by day altering the climate though still on a small impact. And then, you will realize that climatic concerns like drainage of wetlands foe agricultural use, deforestation, soil erosion, over graizing, poaching, water hyacinth infestation lakes like Victoria are creating a big negative impact on the Ugnda’s climate.
For a Visitor intending to visit Uganda, there is much to learn and feel at glance with, the relief gives a diverse eco region for most of the Wildlife and numerous bird species, This can be evidenced by numerous dotted birds as you arrive on the Entebbe Airport. Our Uganda tourists find an authentic pearl of Africa easy to taste the numerous recipes, the welcoming cultures each presented in its local setting