Uganda: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 1.37588 / longitude: 32.28687

General information


241,550 kmĀ² make up the entire country, a postcode system isn't employed and the key cities are: Kampala, Mbale, Central, Nakawa, Udupi. Kampala serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with DR Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania. People from this country speak these languages: English, Swahili.


Well known national dishes are: Matoke. There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi.


You can find famous universities here like Makerere University.


The local currency (UGX) is represented by the symbol USh. It is ranked 87# in the world with a GDP of $40,529,789,025 USD in 2021.


Around 39,121,000 people live in this country, or 0.52% of all people on earth. The median age of the population is 15.70 years with a birth growth rate of 3.22%.

Good to know

Telephone numbers begin with +256, the ISO code is UG, the country's websites have the domain name ".ug" is a good place to find out more details on this country.


ISO code UG
Capital Kampala
Population 39,121,000
World percentage 0.52%
Median age 15.70 years
Population growth rate 3.22%
Main cities
Spoken languages English, Swahili
GDP (2021) $40,529,789,025
GDP position #87
Currency code UGX
Currency symbol USh
National dish Matoke
TLD .ug
Phone prefix +256