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UGANDA


Location: Eastern Africa, west of Kenya


Geographic coordinates: 1 00 N, 32 00 E


Area: total: 236,040 sq km , land: 199,710 sq km, water: 36,330 sq km


Land boundaries: total: 2,698 km


Border countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo 765 km, Kenya 933 km, Rwanda 169 km, Sudan 435 km, Tanzania 396 km


Climate: tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August); semiarid in northeast


Terrain: mostly plateau with rim of mountains


Natural resources:mcopper, cobalt, hydropower, limestone, salt, arable land


Land use: arable land: 25.88%, permanent crops: 10.65%, other: 63.47% (2001), Irrigated land: 90 sq km (1998 est.)