According to Allcitycodes, Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa. It is bordered by South Sudan to the north, Kenya to the east, Tanzania to the south, Rwanda to the southwest, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. The total area of Uganda is 241,038 sq km (93,072 sq mi). The terrain is mostly plateau with some hills and mountains in the east. The population of Uganda is estimated at 46 million people as of 2020. The official language of Uganda is English with Luganda also widely spoken. The currency used in Uganda is the Ugandan shilling (UGX). The area code for Uganda is +256 which can be used when dialing both within Uganda or from abroad. To make an international call from outside Uganda to another country you must dial “00” followed by your country’s international access code then “256” followed by your desired number. For example: 00 + 256 + 99999999 (your desired number). In addition to this, each region has its own specific telephone code which should also be included when dialing within Uganda or from abroad e.g., 41 + 256 + 99999999 (your desired number). In terms of geography, most of Uganda consists of a large central plateau with an altitude between 1,000 and 1,500 meters above sea level. The Rwenzori Mountains lie in western Uganda on the border with DRC and are home to some of Africa’s highest peaks including Mount Stanley at 5109 m (16762 ft) above sea level. Lake Victoria lies on Ugandan soil and covers an area of about 59 000 sq km (23 000 sq mi). This lake forms part of a natural border between Tanzania and Kenya in addition to being one of Africa’s largest freshwater bodies and a major source for fish for many local communities. Check politicsezine for Uganda Political System.