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Uganda Elevation Map

Uganda's elevation map indicates varied terrain consisting of highlands, plateaus, and plains.


The Rwenzori Mountains being the most distinguishing feature of the country with its snow-capped peaks located along the western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.


The landscape slopes gently towards Lake Victoria, which plunges close to 1,146 meters deep.

The country also consists of a flat plateau forming a transition zone between the Western and Eastern elevated blocks.

Highest point

Mount Stanley at 5,109 meters above sea level is the highest point in Uganda, part of the Rwenzori mountain ranges.

Lowest point

The lowest point is Lake Albert, which is 621 meters above sea level located on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Similar landscape

Uganda's topography is similar to its neighbor, Kenya, with both countries sharing a highland plateau on one side and a low altitude plain on the other.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Uganda and their elevation above sea level.