Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa bordered by Kenya , Sudan ,the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Rwanda whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori mountains and immense Lake Victoria . It abundant wildlife includes Chimpanzees as well as rare birds , Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned Mountain Gorilla sanctuary and the Murchison falls National Park in the Northwest which is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos . The capital city of Uganda is Kampala and the currency is Ugandan shilling . Its a welcoming environment for Tourist because of the free movement and the open culture . In Sudan the official languages are English and Swahili .