| October 9, 2015

Google.com celebrates with Uganda 53 years of Uganda’s Independence

Google.com celebrates with Uganda 53 years of Uganda’s Independence Day on 9 October 2015.

Uganda’s numerous land forms comprises of the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains, Africa’s largest fresh water Lake Victoria and the source of the World’s longest River, The Nile, even though is known to be a country without a coastline (landlocked) in East Africa. It’s known for conservation with wildlife including half of the last remaining endangered mountain gorillas and man’s closest cousins, chimpanzees in a number of national parks and game reserves with one chimp sanctuary in Ngamba Island as well as birding haven with a number of Albertine Endemic the rare Fox’s Weave that can only be found in Uganda. Uganda’s birding checklist is over 1,000 bird species. Uganda has 10 national parks among which these deserve a mention. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park famous for mountain gorilla tracking expeditions, while Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos. Giraffe.

Current Overview of Uganda

Capital: Kampala

President: Yoweri Museveni

Prime minister: Ruhakana Rugunda

Currency: Ugandan shilling

Population: 37.58 million (2013) World Bank

Official languages: English, Swahili