Kampala

Kampala is the capital of Uganda and the population is around 3 mio. people. The city is built on 7 hills and sits in an altitude of 1190 meter above sea level, making the climate relatively hot and humid.

Road in kampala - photo © Mikkel Grabowski

Road in kampala – photo © Mikkel Grabowski

Kampala is the largest city in Uganda and it is divided into five boroughs that oversee local planning: Kampala Central Division, Kawempe Division, Makindye Division, Nakawa Division and Lubaga Division

A view over kampala, the capital of Uganda

A view over kampala, the capital of Uganda – photo © Mikkel Grabowski

The main campus of Makerere University, one of East and Central Africa’s premier institutes of higher learning, can be found in the Makerere Hill area of the city.

Local transportation in Africa

Long rows of Toyota- and Nissan minibusses awaits to be filled with passengers at the central bus terminal in Kampala, Uganda

A busy street in the capital of Uganda, kampala

A busy street in the capital of Uganda, kampala – photo © Mikkel Grabowski

Boy preaching in the street of kampala - photo © Mikkel Grabowski

Boy preaching in the street of kampala – photo © Mikkel Grabowski

woman with oranges in Kampala making a stop while stretching her leg as a man passes by. Photo © Mikkel Grabowski

woman with oranges in Kampala making a stop while stretching her leg as a man passes by – photo © Mikkel Grabowski

Two road construction workers in Kampala greeting. Photo © Mikkel Grabowski

Two road construction workers in Kampala greeting – photo © Mikkel Grabowski