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ID: 7000862
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kampala (inhabited place)  Kampala (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 00 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 0.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 032 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 32.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Served as headquarters of Imperial British East Africa Company 1890s; exports coffee, cotton, tea, tobacco & sugar; is headquarters for most of Uganda's large firms; site of over 20 schools & the Uganda Museum.

Names:
Kampala (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Uganda (nation)  ........  Uganda (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Central (province)  ............  Central (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Kampala (inhabited place)  ................  Kampala (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a British administrative center in late 1800s
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  since 1962
transportation center (C)
trade center (C)
market center (C)
religious center (C)
university center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kampala..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 706
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 95
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1244
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 706
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 95
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1244
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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