Kampala was named the 13th fastest growing city on the planet, with an annual population growth rate of 4.03 percent,by City Mayors. Kampala has been ranked the best city to live in East Africa ahead of Nairobi and Kigali by Mercer, a global development consulting agency based in New York City, U.S
Kampala is Uganda’s national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. Hills covered with red-tile villas and trees surround an urban centre of contemporary skyscrapers. In this downtown area, the Uganda Museum explores the country’s tribal heritage through an extensive collection of artefacts. On nearby Mengo Hill is Lubiri Palace, the former seat of the Buganda Kingdom.
Elevation: 1,190 m
Area: 189 km²
Weather: 24°C, Wind S at 14 km/h, 72% Humidity
Local time: Thursday 15:41
Population: 1.507 million (2014) United Nations