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Official NameThe Republic of Uganda
Country Meaning(Land of the Ganda People)
MottoFor God and My Country (Official)
AnthemOh Uganda, Land of Beauty ()
Population42,885,900 (0.55% of the world)
LanguagesEnglish (official language, taught in schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages and the language used most often in the capital), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili (official), Arabic
Alpha Code »UG / UGA
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Ugandan shilling (Sh UGX)
Central Bank »Bank of Uganda
Calling Codes+256
Area Total Area: 241,550 km2 (93,260 sq mi)
Land: 197,100 km2 (76,100 sq mi)
Water: 43,938 km2 (16,965 sq mi)
RegionEastern Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long1.3733330, 32.2902750
Timezone1 timezone(s)