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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
Capital
and largest city
Kampala
Official languages
Vernacular
languages
Ethnic groups (2002)
DemonymUgandan[2]
GovernmentPresidential republic
 - PresidentYoweri Museveni
 - Vice PresidentEdward Ssekandi
 - Prime MinisterAmama Mbabazi
LegislatureParliament
Independence
 - from the United Kingdom9 October 1962 
 - Current constitution8 October 1995 
Area
 - Total236,040 km2 (81st)
91,136 sq mi
 - Water (%)15.39
Population
 - 2012 estimate35,873,253[2] (35th)
 - 2002 census24,227,297
 - Density137.1/km2 (80th)
355.2/sq mi
GDP (PPP)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)44.3[4]
medium
HDI (2012)Steady 0.456[5]
low ·161st
CurrencyUgandan shilling (UGX)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
 - Summer (DST)not observed (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 July 26, 2012


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