The Uganda Equator Experience: An Outstanding Landmark.
Nestled in the heart of Uganda, lies this iconic landmark monument famously known as the Equator. Uganda is one of the 13 countries in the whole world in which the Equator line passes.
The Equator is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into two hemispheres namely, the Southern hemisphere and the Northern hemisphere.
This designated point is located in the western region of Uganda in Mpigi District, Kayabwe town. The Equator crosses through Uganda from West to East while spanning through numerous Ugandan districts.
The Equator landmark monument at Kayabwe is considered the most popular Equator point because it crosses the Kampala-Masaka highway.
This spot is extremely popular also because it has become the iconic stop for photos, coffee, and souvenirs for most tourists and travellers who are heading to the west passing by this area.
What is an Equator?
An equator is an imaginary line that divides the earth into two equal sections which are the Northern and Southern hemisphere.
The equator landmark at Kayabwe is an outstanding monument shows you that you are crossing the equator while offering you an opportunity be in both sides of the world at the same time by standing with one foot in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere.
However, while standing at the equator, your body weight is reduced by a percentage 3% which means you weigh lighter, and this is due to the fact that there is no gravitational pull.