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What to do in Uganda: home of the mountain gorillas

Uganda is a country with a rich and fascinating history, and is home to a wide variety of landscapes, including rainforests, mountains, lakes and rivers. Uganda is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, including mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and elephants.

Some of the best places to visit in Uganda include:

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: a national park that is home to the largest population of mountain gorillas in the world.

  • Murchison Falls National Park: A national park that is home to Murchison Falls, the second largest waterfalls in Africa.

  • Lake Victoria: the largest lake in Africa and the second largest freshwater lake in the world.

  • Queen Elizabeth National Park: a national park that is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, leopards and buffalo.

  • Kibale National Park: a national park that is home to a large population of chimpanzees.

Currency, language and visas

Uganda's currency is the Ugandan schilling. The official language of Uganda is English, but Luganda and other languages are also spoken. Brazilians need a visa to visit Uganda.

Socio-economic and political situation of the country in detail

Uganda is a developing country. Uganda's economy is based on agriculture, livestock and tourism. Uganda is a multi-party democracy and has a president as head of state and a prime minister as head of government.

What they never told you about the title's curiosity

Mountain gorillas are an endangered species. It is believed that there are only about 1,000 mountain gorillas left in the wild. Uganda is one of the few countries in the world where it is possible to see mountain gorillas in the wild.

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