Kampala Travel Guide

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Kampala Overview

Kampala is the capital city of Uganda. With a population of 1,208,544 (2002), it is the largest city in Uganda. It is located in the district of Kampala.

Kampala is a very populated city with not so good roads. The recent visit of the Queen caused the government to work on some of the feeder roads including Entebbe-Kampala highway.

Most every one speaks English since it is the national language. People are vey friendly and helpful. Most international foods are served at restaurants, international hotel chains like Sheraton and Serena exist, transportation includes self drive, public transport and taxis.

Kampala has many international chain hotels, and great restaurants. People are very hospitable and friendly. Kampala is said to be located on seven major hills, but if you are there you find it has over 21 hills all very beautifully green. Some of these hills include Kololo, Kibuli, Kasubi, Nakasero, Mengo, Naguru, Ntinda, Namirembe, Rubaga, Muyenga, Nsambya and many others.

Kampala is home to the famous Makerere University - Africa's finest institution of higer learning and is also the head quarters of the East African development bank

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