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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 languages
Religion
(2014 census)[3]
Demonym(s)Ugandan[4]
GovernmentUnitary dominant-party presidential republic
• President
Yoweri Museveni
Jessica Alupo
Robinah Nabbanja
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
Neutral increase 42,729,036[5][6] (35th)
• 2014 census
Neutral 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 (2016)Negative increase 42.0[9]
medium
HDI (2019)Increase 0.544[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.

Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. It has a population of over 42 million, of which 8.5 million live in the capital and largest city of Kampala.