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Republic of Uganda[1]
Jamhuri ya Uganda  (Swahili)
Motto: "For God and My Country"
"kwa mungu na nchi yangu"
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
Swahili[2]
Vernacular languages
DemonymUgandan[3]
GovernmentDominant-partysemi-presidentialrepublic[3]
Yoweri Kaguta 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) (79th)
• Water (%)
15.39
Population
• 2016 estimate
41,487,965[4] (35th)
• 2014 census
34,634,650[5]
• Density
157.1/km2 (406.9/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$88.610 billion[6]
• Per capita
$2,352[6]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$26.391 billion[6]
• Per capita
$700[6]
Gini (2012)Positive decrease 41.01[7]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.493[8]
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 January 20, 2018


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