Uganda Embassy in Nigeria: Official Contact Details

The Republic of Uganda, like many other countries, has embassies situated all over the world. This post serves as a guide to the official contact address of the Ugandan embassy in Nigeria. Their telephone number as well as their fax details are made available just in case you need more information from them at your own convenience.

Ugandan Embassy in Nigeria-Official Contact Details

About Uganda

Uganda is a country situated on the eastern part of Africa. Its capital and main city is Kampala. The country is landlocked, that is, it is entirely surrounded by land with no access to the sea. The country’s currency, the Ugandan Shilling is her official medium of exchange. Irrespective of being landlocked, Uganda is home to quite a number of large lakes.

The most popular lake in the country is the Lake Victoria which is the largest lake in Africa. This lake shares her surrounding environment with many islands. Kampala, the Ugandan Capital is situated near Lake Victoria. Apart from Lake Victoria there, there are other prominent lakes in the country also, namely, Lake Albert, Lake Edward, Lake George and Lake Kyoga.

Uganda is a developing country with a population which stands at 44.27 million (2019), making it the 32nd largest country in the world based on population. With a total land area of 93,000 square miles (241,038 square kilometres), it ranks as the 79th largest country in the world.

Neighbouring countries which share borders with Uganda include South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. The eastern African country has a variety of beautiful landscapes which surround the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and the popular Lake Victoria.

The official languge spoken in Uganda is English. Many citizens of this country, especially the educated ones speak the English language. However, there are three major indigenous languages in the country, which are, Bantu, Central Sudanic, and Nilotic. In addition to that, Swahili and Luganda are also widely popular in the eastern African country.

Religion in Uganda

Uganda is a predominantly Christian nation as over eighty percent of the people living there practice Christianity. Islam is the second most practiced religion in the country with over fourteen percent of the population of Uganda actively practicing it. A very little portion of the country’s population still engage in practicing the country’s indigenous traditional religions.

Largest Ethnic Groups in Uganda

Below is a list of the largest ethnic groups in Uganda
Baganda – 16.9%
Banyankole – 9.5%
Basoga – 8.4%
Bakiga – 6.9%
Iteso – 6.4%
Langi – 6.1%
Acholi – 4.7%
Bagisu – 4.6%
Lugbara – 4.2%
Others – 32.3%

Tourist Attractions In Uganda

The eastern African country ranks as one of the poorest in the world. Notwithstanding, if you are there on holiday, you will be treated to a nice time with unforgettable experiences as Uganda has some great tourist destinations which include:

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Kasubi Tombs
  • Uganda Museum
  • Uganda National Mosque
  • Ndere Cultural Centre
  • Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Namugongo
  • Kabaka’s Palace
  • Kabaka’s Lake
  • Rubaga Cathedral
  • Namirembe Cathedral
  • Owino Market
  • Independence Monument
  • Wonder World Amusement Park
  • Munyonyo Martyrs’ Shrine – Uganda Martyrs Basilica
  • Lutembe Beach
  • Casino Rigel
  • Centenary Park Kampala
  • JK Boutique Garden City
  • Nommo Gallery
  • Afriart Gallery
  • Wamala Tombs
  • Mayfair Casino
  • Fort Lugard
  • Africa Adventure Safaris
  • Casino Simba
  • Asyanut Safaris
  • KK Beach
  • Favoured Gardens
  • Kavumba Recreation Centre – kids park
  • Seven Trees
  • The Pyramids Casino & Restaurant
  • Nature’s Green Beach Resort
  • Mutoola Resort Beach, and a host of many other wildlife parks and great tourist sites.

Uganda’s abundant wildlife includes rare birds which you may never come across except you visit there, hippos, elephants, buffalos, chimpanzees, gorillas, cheetahs, lions as well as giraffes. The best time for wildlife viewing is during the dry season as this gives you the opportunity to see as many animal species as you want. The rainy season is not really favourable due to the nature of some impassable roads by that time.

Contact Details of the Ugandan Embassy in Nigeria

The official contact address of the Embassy of Nigeria is as follows:

Plot 28, Ontario Crescent,

Off Mississippi Street,

Ministers’ Hill, Maitama,

Abuja, Nigeria

Their Telephone number is:

+23494238069

Fax: +23494138070

E-mail: emailugandabuja@suritech.com

The Author

Maduawuchi Obialo

Maduawuchi Obialo is the founder of Nigerian Guide and an Editor at Nigerian Infopedia. He is a professional Web Content Developer and a Biochemist.

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