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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 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 languagesSwahili, English
Vernacular
languages
Ethnic groups (2002)
DemonymUgandan[2]
GovernmentDominant-partysemi-presidentialrepublic[2]
 • PresidentYoweri Museveni
 • Vice PresidentEdward Ssekandi
 • 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)
 • 2014 census34,634,650[3]
 • Density157.1/km2
406.9/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$85.104 billion[4]
 • Per capita$2,071[4]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$26.631 billion[4]
 • Per capita$648[4]
Gini (2009)44.11[5]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.484[6]
low ·164th
CurrencyUgandan shilling (UGX)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
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 October 9, 2016


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