Uganda

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Uganda

Presidential republic, independant since 1962

Region:
Eastern Africa
Area:
241,550 km²
Local name:
Uganda
Capital:
Kampala
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Climate
Tourism
Airports
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Uganda:

The countrywide time in Uganda is Eastern Africa Time (EAT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Uganda.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 3 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

42,863,000
177.4
Ø 57.7 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 62.1 years
Birthrate:
42.1 ‰
Deathrate:
8.7 ‰
Males/Females:
49.7% : 50.3%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Uganda 2017
The currency in Uganda is Ugandan Schilling (UGX).
1 Schilling is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 08/15/2018
1 US Dollar = 3,740.75 Schilling
10.000 Schilling = 2.67 US Dollar

The climate in Uganda

In Uganda, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 25 and 27 degrees. In the colder months, the average night temperatures drop down to 16 °C.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

mother tonguedistribution
Ganda18.1 %
Nkole10.7 %
Kiga8.3 %
Soga8.2 %
Teso6.0 %
Lango5.9 %
Lugbara4.7 %
Gisu4.5 %
Acholian4.4 %
Kinyarwanda3.2 %
other26.0 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Anglicans35.9%
Pentecostals4.6%
Adventists1.5%
Roman Catholics41.9%
Muslims12.1%
nondenominational0.9%
other3.1%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:22,918.53 M €
Exportations:2,807.8 M €
Importations:4,064.8 M €
Tourism receipts:693.83 M €
Unemployment rate:2.1 %
Inflation rate:5.46 %
corruption index:26 (very bad)
Energy consumption:2.9 bn kWh

Land use

60% Agricultural areas:144,154 km²
9% Forest:20,774 km²
17% Water areas:41,030 km²
15% Others:35,592 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:20,000 km
Railways:1,244 km
Airports:47

Most important cities in Uganda

CityRegionPopulation
Kampala / CapitalCentral Region1,507,000
GuluNorthern Region147,000
LiraNorthern Region119,000
MbararaWestern Region98,000
JinjaEastern Region93,000
BwizibweraWestern Region79,000
MbaleEastern Region76,000
MukonoCentral Region67,000
KaseseWestern Region67,000
MasakaCentral Region65,000
KitgumNorthern Region57,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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