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    Uganda Geography - 1990

      Total area: 236,040 km2
      land area: 199,710 km2

      Comparative area: slightly smaller than Oregon

      Land boundaries: 2,698 km total; Kenya 933 km, Rwanda 169 km, Sudan 435 km, Tanzania 396 km, Zaire 765 km

      Coastline: none--landlocked

      Maritime claims: none--landlocked

      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: copper, cobalt, limestone, salt

      Land use: 23% arable land; 9% permanent crops; 25% meadows and pastures; 30% forest and woodland; 13% other; includes NEGL% irrigated

      Environment: straddles Equator; deforestation; overgrazing; soil erosion

      Note: landlocked

      NOTE: The information regarding Uganda on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uganda Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uganda Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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