Entebbe

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Entebbe is a city in Central Uganda which is located on Lake Victoria peninsula, approximately 36 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of the Ugandan capital city, Kampala.[3] Entebbe was once the seat of government for the Protectorate of Uganda prior to independence, in 1962. The city is the location of Entebbe International Airport, Uganda's largest commercial and military airport, which gained worldwide attention in 1976 Israeli rescue of 100 hostages kidnapped by the militant group of the PFLP-EO and Revolutionary Cells (RZ) organizations. Entebbe is also the location of State House, the official office and residence of the President of Uganda.[4][5]

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Entebbe is located in Uganda
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Coordinates: 00°03′00″N 32°27′36″E
CountryFlag_of_Uganda.svg Uganda
RegionCentral Uganda
DistrictWakiso District
Government
  MayorVincent Kayanja[1]
Area
  Total56.2 km2 (21.7 sq mi)
  Water20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,180 m (3,870 ft)
Population
 (2014 Census)
  Total69,958[2]
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