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Republic of Uganda[1]

Jamhuri ya Uganda  (Swahili)
Motto: "For God and My Country"
"kwa mungu na nchi yangu"
Uganda (orthographic projection).svg
Location Uganda AU Africa.svg
Capital
and largest city
Kampala
Official languagesEnglish
Swahili[2]
Religion
(2014 census)[3]
Demonym(s)Ugandan[4]
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partypresidentialrepublic
Yoweri Museveni
Edward 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
• 2018 estimate
Increase 42,729,036[5][6] (35th)
• 2014 census
Increase 34,634,650[7]
• Density
157.1/km2 (406.9/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$102.659 billion[8]
• Per capita
$2,566[8]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $30.765 billion[8]
• Per capita
Increase $956[8]
Gini (2012)Positive decrease 41.01[9]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.528[10]
low · 159th
CurrencyUgandan shilling (UGX)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+256a
ISO 3166 codeUG
Internet TLD.ug
  1. +006 from Kenya and Tanzania.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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