IndexMundi Home
Flag of Uganda

Uganda

Factbook > Countries

Introduction

Geography

Demographics

Government

Economy

Energy

Telecommunications

Transportation

Military

Transnational Issues

Environment

Health

Republic of Uganda[1]
Motto: "For God and My Country"
Location of  Uganda  (dark green)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Uganda  (dark green)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Kampala
Official languagesEnglish ("the official language"), Swahili ("the second official language")[2]
Vernacular languages
DemonymUgandan[3]
GovernmentDominant-partysemi-presidentialrepublic[3]
Yoweri Museveni
Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi
Ruhakana Rugunda
LegislatureParliament
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
9 October 1962
• Current constitution
8 October 1995
Area
• Total
241,038 km2 (93,065 sq mi) (81st)
• Water (%)
15.39
Population
• Estimate
37,873,253[3] (35th)
• 2014 census
34,634,650[4]
• Density
157.1/km2 (406.9/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$91.212 billion[5]
• Per capita
$2,155[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$27.174 billion[5]
• Per capita
$642[5]
Gini (2012) 41.01[6]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.493[7]
low · 163rd
CurrencyUgandan shilling (UGX)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+256a
ISO 3166 codeUG
Internet TLD.ug
  1. +006 from Kenya and Tanzania.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


Home | About | Search | Site Map | Blog | Discussion Forums