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Republic of Uganda
Jamhuri ya Uganda
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "For God and My Country"
Anthem: "Oh Uganda, Land of Beauty"
Location of  Uganda  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Uganda  (dark blue)

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

Capital
and largest city
Kampala
Official languagesEnglish, Swahili
Vernacular
languages
Ethnic groups (2002)
DemonymUgandan[2]
GovernmentDominant-partysemi-presidentialrepublic[2]
 - PresidentYoweri Museveni
 - Prime MinisterRuhakana Rugunda
LegislatureParliament
Independence
 - from the United Kingdom9 October 1962 
 - Current constitution8 October 1995 
Area
 - Total241,038 km2 (81st)
93,065 sq mi
 - Water (%)15.39
Population
 - estimate37,873,253[2] (35th)
 - 2013 census36,824,000
 - Density137.1/km2 (80th)
355.2/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
 - Total$50.439 billion[3]
 - Per capita$1,414[3]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$21.002 billion[3]
 - Per capita$589[3]
Gini (2009)44.11[4]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.484[5]
low ·164th
CurrencyUgandan shilling (UGX)
Time zoneEAT
Drives on theleft
Calling code+256a
ISO 3166 codeUG
Internet TLD.ug
a.+006 from Kenya and Tanzania.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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