»   »   » 

SavannahEntebbe

Flyus.com searches for the lowest fares from hundreds of airlines to offer you cheap, competitive airfares to your desired destinations, no matter where you're headed. Tell us where you want to go and our interactive Price Tracker tool will point you to the best time to fly to save you time and money!

Pin location

About Uganda

Africa

Uganda ( yoo-GA(H)N-də), officially the Republic of Uganda (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country, including the capital Kampala. The people of Uganda were hunter-gatherers until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago, when Bantu-speaking populations migrated to the southern parts of the country. Beginning in 1894, the area was ruled as a protectorate by the British, who established administrative law across the territory. Uganda gained independence from Britain on 9 October 1962. The period since then has been marked by intermittent conflicts, including a lengthy civil war against the Lord's Resistance Army in the Northern Region, which has caused hundreds of thousands of casualties. The official languages are English and Swahili, although "any other language may be used as a ... [read more]

Uganda ( yoo-GA(H)N-də), officially the Republic of Uganda (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country, including the capital Kampala. The people of Uganda were hunter-gatherers until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago, when Bantu-speaking populations migrated to the southern parts of the country. Beginning in 1894, the area was ruled as a protectorate by the British, who established administrative law across the territory. Uganda gained independence from Britain on 9 October 1962. The period since then has been marked by intermittent conflicts, including a lengthy civil war against the Lord's Resistance Army in the Northern Region, which has caused hundreds of thousands of casualties. The official languages are English and Swahili, although "any other language may be used as a medium of instruction in schools or other educational institutions or for legislative, administrative or judicial purposes as may be prescribed by law." Luganda, a central language, is widely spoken across the country, and several other languages are also spoken including Runyoro, Runyankole, Rukiga, and Luo. The president of Uganda is Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who came to power in January 1986 after a protracted six-year guerrilla war. [read less]

Search lowest fares to Africa's Top Countries

Savannah, United StatesAlgeriaSavannah, United StatesAngolaSavannah, United StatesBeninSavannah, United StatesBotswanaSavannah, United StatesBurkina FasoSavannah, United StatesBurundiSavannah, United StatesCameroonSavannah, United StatesCape VerdeSavannah, United StatesChadSavannah, United StatesComorosSavannah, United StatesCongo BrazzavilleSavannah, United StatesCongo KinshasaSavannah, United StatesDjiboutiSavannah, United StatesEgyptSavannah, United StatesEquatorial GuineaSavannah, United StatesEritreaSavannah, United StatesEthiopiaSavannah, United StatesGabonSavannah, United StatesGambiaSavannah, United StatesGhanaSavannah, United StatesGuineaSavannah, United StatesGuinea-BissauSavannah, United StatesKenyaSavannah, United StatesLiberiaSavannah, United StatesLibyaSavannah, United StatesMadagascarSavannah, United StatesMalawiSavannah, United StatesMaliSavannah, United StatesMauritiusSavannah, United StatesMoroccoSavannah, United StatesMozambiqueSavannah, United StatesNamibiaSavannah, United StatesNigerSavannah, United StatesNigeriaSavannah, United StatesRwandaSavannah, United StatesSenegalSavannah, United StatesSeychellesSavannah, United StatesSierra LeoneSavannah, United StatesSomaliaSavannah, United StatesSouth AfricaSavannah, United StatesSouth SudanSavannah, United StatesSudanSavannah, United StatesTanzaniaSavannah, United StatesTogoSavannah, United StatesTunisiaSavannah, United StatesUgandaSavannah, United StatesWestern SaharaSavannah, United StatesZambiaSavannah, United StatesZimbabwe