Uganda

Uganda's flagLocation: East Africa
Official name: Republic of Uganda
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1962 / 1962
Capital city: Kampala
Population: 33.8 million / 439 people per sq mile (169 people per sq km)
Total land area: 91,135 square miles (236,040 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Luganda, Nkole, Chiga, Lango, Acholi, Teso, Lugbara, English (official language)
Main religions: Christian 85%, Muslim (mainly Sunni) 12%, Other 3%
Ethnic mix: Other 50%, Baganda 17%, Banyakole 10%, Basoga 9%, Bakiga 7%, Iteso 7%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: New Uganda shilling = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 74%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2247 kilocalories


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