Monday, 18 November 2013
Cultural Safari in Uganda - Cultura Safaris in Uganda
Uganda is a landlocked country found in East Africa. The Country is bordered by Kenya in the east,Tanzania in the South,Rwanda in the south-west,Democratic Republic of Congo in the west and Sudan in the north.
Also referred to as "the Pearl of Africa",Uganda is composed of numerous cultures due to the presence of a diverse range of ethnic groups.Some of the unique ethnic groups in Uganda include;
-The Bantu speaking people.These basically dominate the East,south and central Africa.In Uganda,the Bantu people include;Baganda,Banyankore,Bassoga,Bagishu,Bakiga and very many others.
-The Lango People.These are found in Northern Uganda and they speke Nilotic languages.
-The Acholi.Also found in the North of Uganda and speke Nilotic Languages.
- The Iteso are found in the Eastern Uganda and they speak Nilotic Language.
-Karamojongs speak Nilotic Language and are fount in the North-east of Uganda.
-Other unique people in Uganda are the Pygmies who live in Uganda's rain forests found in the west.
Below are the different Ethnic groups in Uganda and their coverage about the total population;
The main Religions in Uganda include the Catholic,Protestant (Anglican),Muslim and others.