Jinja is a city in the of , located on the North shores of . Jinja has about 72,900 residents and an elevation of 1,187 metres. Jinja is situated northeast of , and southwest of .
Photo: Ina96, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a small civilian and military airport in .

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

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

The was a waterfall on the White Nile in near the city of Jinja.

Localities in the Area

is a town in in the of .

is a small village in located in the district, close to the town of Jinja.


0.4353° or 0° 26' 7.1" north
33.2056° or 33° 12' 20" east
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1,187 metres (3,894 feet)
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node 294001845
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Jinja
  • Arabic: جينجا
  • Armenian: Ջինջա
  • Basque: Jinja (Uganda)
  • Basque: Jinja
  • Bengali: জিনজা
  • Bulgarian: Джинджа
  • Catalan: Jinja
  • Cebuano: Jinja Municipality
  • Chinese: 金賈
  • Chinese: 金贾
  • Croatian: Jinja
  • Danish: Jinja
  • Dutch: Jinja
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جينجا
  • English: Idindha
  • English: Jinja, Uganda
  • Esperanto: Jinja
  • Finnish: Jinja
  • French: Jinja
  • Ganda: Jinja
  • Georgian: ჯინჯა
  • German: Jinja
  • Greek: Τζίντζα
  • Gujarati: જિન્જા
  • Hebrew: ג'ינג'ה
  • Hebrew: גינגה
  • Hindi: जिंजा
  • Hungarian: Jinja
  • Indonesian: Jinja
  • Italian: Jinja
  • Japanese: ジンジャ
  • Japanese: ジンジヤ
  • Kannada: ಜಿಂಜ
  • Korean: 진자
  • Latvian: Džindža
  • Lithuanian: Džindža
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Jinja
  • Malay (generic): Jinja
  • Malayalam: ജിൻജ
  • Marathi: जिन्जा
  • Northern Frisian: Jinja (Steed)
  • Northern Frisian: Jinja
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jinja
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Jinja
  • Persian: جینجا، اوگاندا
  • Polish: Jinja
  • Portuguese: Jinja
  • Romanian: Jinja
  • Russian: Джинджа
  • Sinhalese: ජින්ජ
  • South Azerbaijani: جینجا، اوقاندا
  • Spanish: Jinja
  • Swahili (generic): Jinja
  • Swedish: Jinja
  • Tamil: ஜின்ஜா
  • Telugu: జింజ
  • Thai: จินจา
  • Turkish: Jinja, Uganda
  • Turkish: Jinja
  • Ukrainian: Джінджа
  • Urdu: جنجا، یوگنڈا
  • Uzbek: Jinja
  • Vietnamese: Jinja
  • Zulu: Jinja, Yuganda
  • Jinga

Other Places Named Jinja

  • Eastern Uganda, Uganda
  • Aerodrome in Eastern Uganda, Uganda
  • Village in Eastern Uganda, Uganda
  • Locality in Central Uganda, Uganda
  • Locality in Eastern Uganda, Uganda
  • Locality in Central Uganda, Uganda

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