Found in the eastern region of “The Pearl of Africa”, Jinja, Uganda is home to the source of the world’s longest river, the Nile, which winds its way from East Africa to the Mediterranean. It is the second largest city, as well as the second busiest commercial centre, in Uganda. Established in 1907, Jinja has been named the “adventure capital of East Africa”. An increasingly diverse town, Jinja has something for everyone.

Quick Facts

Location Eastern Region
Distance from Kampala 80 km (50 mi)
Culture Soga
Population 491,000
Major economic activities Tourism, Farming, Fishing