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Uganda

Official English Name: Republic of Uganda

Common English Name: Uganda

Capital: Kampala

REGION
East-Central Africa
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Democratic Republic of the Congo (West)
Kenya (East)
Rwanda (Southwest)
South Sudan (North)
Tanzania (South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
None (Landlocked)
TOTAL AREA
241,038 km2 (81.8% land, 18.2% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
2,698 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
0 km (Landlocked)
CLIMATE
Tropical
TERRAIN
Plateau
Some mountains
HIGHEST POINT
Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley (5,110 m)
LOWEST POINT
Lake Albert (621 m)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Copper
Cobalt
Hydropower
Limestone
Salt
Arable land
Gold
DEMONYM
Ugandan
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Baganda (16.5%)
Banyankole (9.6%)
Basoga (8.8%)
Bakiga (7.1%)
Iteso (7.0%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
English
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Ganda
Swahili
Arabic
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Protestant (45.1%)
Roman Catholic (39.3%)
Muslim (13.7%)
Atheist (0.2%)
POPULATION
38,319,241
LARGEST CITY
Kampala (1,507,114)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Nansana (365,857)
Kira (317,428)
Ssabagabo (282,664)
Mbarara (195,160)
Mukono (162,744)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Yoweri Museveni
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
111 Districts
1 Capital City
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
9 October 1962 (from the United Kingdom)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Grey Crowned Crane
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Oh Uganda, Land of Beauty!
GDP PER CAPITA
$2,000 (USD)
CURRENCY
Sh (Ugandan Shilling)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = USh3578.97
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.ug
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+256

The national men’s outfit is the kanzu. Women from the west and northwest wear a suuka while women from the central and east wear an outfit called a gomesi.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ug.html (Majority of information)

http://www.ubos.org/onlinefiles/uploads/ubos/NPHC/2014%20National%20Census%20Main%20Report.pdf (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 26 December 2016