The Republic of Uganda is the world’s second most populous landlocked country. Its capital Kampala is located in south-central Uganda. It’s the biggest city in Uganda, located near the Entebbe airport which suffered an incredible blow during the Uganda-Tanzania war.A brief introduction of KampalaAs a successor to our previous article about stories of humanitarians in Uganda, we now provide you with a peek in the history of Uganda’s capital, Kampala. It once was the capital of the Buganda kingdom. Several buildings that existed during that era survived and are found throughout the city. Examples are the Lubiri Palace and the Buganda Parliament. Nowadays, the city is divided into five boroughs: Kampala, Kawempe, Makindye, Nakawa and Lubaga. The capital is also surrounded by the Wakiso District. This growing urban area grew rapidly between 2002 and 2014 and houses over 2 million inhabitants. Kampala, coupled with its surroundings, is the largest metropolitan area in Uganda.