Jinja is a city in the of , located on the shores of and lies in the north of the lake. Jinja has about 72,900 residents and an elevation of 1187 metres.
Photo: Ina96, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a small civilian and military airport in . is situated 2½ km northwest of Jinja.

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as , is a hospital in the city of Jinja, eastern .

Nalubaale Power Station, formerly known as Owen Falls Dam, is a hydroelectric power station across the White Nile near to its source at in . is situated 2½ km west of Jinja. Photo: Fredrick Onyango, CC BY 2.0.

The was a waterfall on the White Nile in near the city of Jinja. is situated 2 km northwest of Jinja.

Localities in the Area

is a town in in the of . is situated 6 km northeast of Jinja.

is a small village in located in the district, close to the town of Jinja. is situated 6 km northwest of Jinja.


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Jinja. See this page's contributions. Photo: Bernard DUPONT, CC BY-SA 2.0.