It’s the capital and largest city of Uganda. It occupies a series of hills at an elevation of about 3,900 feet (1,190 meters) and is situated in the southern part of the country, just north of Lake Victoria.
Kampala lies just north of mengo, the capital of the Kingdom of Buganda in the 19th century. It was selected in 1890 by Capt. Fredrick (later lord) Lugard as the headquarters of the imperial British East Africa Company.
Lugard’s fort on old Kampala hill remained the Ugandan colonial administrative headquarters until 1905, when it was moved to Entebbe.
In 1949 became the capital of independent Uganda. Parliamentary and commercial buildings, industry, and residential areas are separated into sectors
Situated in the country’s’ most prosperous agricultural section, Kampala exports coffee, cotton, tea, tobacco and sugar