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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Fort Portal Town
Kampala Place
Mountains of the Moon
Murchison Falls Waterfall
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Virunga Mountains Mountain Range

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Mountains of the Moon
Virunga Mountains Mountain Range

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Location

East-Central Africa, west of Kenya, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - The World Factbook

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Particulars for Uganda:
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Corruption Perceptions Index - 2014, Transparency International: 142


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The colonial boundaries created by Britain to delimit Uganda grouped together a wide range of ethnic groups with different political systems and cultures. These differences prevented the establishment of a working political community after independence was achieved in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,000 lives. The rule of Yoweri MUSEVENI since 1986 has brought relative stability and economic growth to Uganda. During the 1990s, the government promulgated non-party presidential and legislative elections. - The World Factbook


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