A natural attraction
Area: 236,580 square kilometers (roughly the size of Great Britain)
Notable sites: Source of the Nile, Lake Victoria, Rwenzori Mountains (Mountains of the Moon) span 60 km
Agriculture is the most important sector of the economy, employing over 80% of the work force. The chief food crops are cassava, sweet potatoes, plantains, millet, sorghum, corn, and pulses. The principal traditional cash crops are coffee, cotton, tea and tobacco. New additions include cut flowers, beans, maize and sugarcane. Large numbers of poultry, cattle, goats, and sheep are raised. There is a sizable fishing industry.
Uganda is endowed with over 50 minerals, ranking it among the countries in Africa with the biggest number of minerals which include copper, cobalt, diamond, gold, oil, kaolin, lime stone, marbles, phospates, Uranium, glass(silca sand), wolfram, nikel,diamond, tin, titanium, natural gas, iron ore, lead, granite, soapstone, asbestos, and the platinum group minrals like palladium, and platinum-palladium.