About 93,000 people call Jinja in Uganda home.
Jinja is situated 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of Kampala, the national capital, and approximately 280 miles (451 kilometers) northwest of Nairobi.
An iconic religious building, among the most popular of the many historic sites here, is the Jinja Temple. Wander through this interesting building, learn its history and discover why it is so popular with both locals and tourists.
The ecological parks around Jinja show you the animals and plants which inhabit the region. Head out to Source of the Nile River and enjoy a trip away from the urban streets.
Golf nuts will love Jinja Golf Club, one of the premier golf courses in the Jinja area. Rent some gear from the pro shop, and challenge the course average, then end the day in the clubhouse bar sharing a cold beer with friendly locals.