Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Uganda - "The Pearl of Africa"

Since I'll be going to Uganda soon, I thought I better read up some about the country and it's customs so I'll know a little of what to expect. Here's a few interesting facts I learned...

Uganda Weather:

Uganda has tropical weather conditions which are moderated by the high altitudes. The hottest months are from December to February but it is still cooler at night. The wet seasons in the south of Uganda are from March till May and in northern Uganda from April to October. You can find current weather conditions in Lira, Uganda here.

Seasons in Uganda:
Spring: November - December
Summer: December - February
Autumn: March - April
Winter: May - October

Uganda is a little smaller than the state of Oregon.

The average flight from Oklahoma to Uganda is about 32 hours long.

50% of the population of Uganda is 15 years of age or younger.

Websites About Uganda:

A Traditional Wedding:

Peace Africa Children:

Complete Guide to Uganda:

Lord's Resistance Army:

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