On this page, you will learn the five themes of geography, along with the location, place, human-enviroment interaction, region, movement, current events, and a day in the life of a high school student that loves in Uganda. You will also see reasons why you should go to Uganda, in this section you will see the best parts of the country.
The geological theme of location is longitude and latitude. You can either have relative location or exact location.
The relative location of Uganda is in Central Africa, in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
Uganda has some special landforms in its presence. One of them being the Ruwenzori Mountains. Another landform is the Murchison falls.
Along with the many other landforms of Uganda, Lake Victoria is included. This lake is the largest in Africa, taking up more than 26,000 miles.
Place includes human and physical differences. This answers the question of what makes an area different.
Some natural resources found in Uganda would be gold, silver, timber, and more.
There are 4 religions that are practices in Uganda. 25% Muslim, 23% traditionalist, 41% Christian, and 9% practice other religions.
Some important jobs in this county are security, merchants, and the charcoal business is important.
The total population for Uganda is about 41.65 ,Illinois (calculated in 2017) and its current population density is about 209 people per kilometer squared of about 366 people per square mile. The area of Uganda is only 93,065 square miles. The capita GDP is 571.96 United States dollars (calculated in 2013).
The life expectancy for males is around 60.3 years and for females it is 64.3 years. The literacy rate in this country is about a 78.4%. Uganda is located in the northeast, with a semi-arid climate. But also on the tropical region.
The definition of the geographic theme movement is the movement of humans, ideas, and products.
Coffee, tea, and cotton are exports of Uganda. Petroleum,cereals, and vehicles are imports.
Boda Boda cycles are bikes or motorcycles that get people around.
Pedestrians have the most common way of travel, themselves.
Pick up trucks are favorable because of how much they can hold in their bed.
Eight-year-old girl arrested for 'lesbianism' in Uganda
An eight year old girl was arrested for kissing her friends after a neighbor reported her having "romantic relationships " with girls that were her age. The neighbor also said that the girl lured her friends to a barn and "engaged in inappropriate behavior ". The chief investigative officer said the girl was being held in custody after admitting to her crimes.
INTERNATIONAL Ugandan Rebel Leader Pleads Not Guilty
Dominic Ongwen is a commander of the Lord's Resistance Army, pleaded not guilty. He was accused of massacres and kidnapping between 60,000 and 100,000 children. 11 years earlier, a warrent went out for his arrest. He was also in ties with Joseph Kony.
Why should you visit Uganda?
Kampala is the capital of Uganda, so it is very developed. It is also home to the Uganda museum which displays history of Uganda, among other things.