Lake Victoria Facts

Lake Victoria in Africa
Lake Victoria Map


Lake Victoria is a huge lake located in east central Africa along the equator and borders the countries of Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. On this page is a list of interesting facts about Lake Victoria including just how big it is, who the lake is named after, and when the lake was formed. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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General Lake Victoria Facts

Lake Victoria Facts - History

Lake Victoria's Ecological Health Problem

Lake Victoria faces many problems that are affecting its ecological health. Scientist fear that if action is not taken soon all life in the lake may disappear.
Factors affecting the lakes health: