Country Data

Form of State

Republic

President

Lt. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Legal System

Based on English law and THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA 1995

National Assembly

372 Seats (215 elected by popular vote, 104 nominated by special interest group and 13 ex-officio)

Last Elections

Presidential, Parliamentary, Local Government - February 2011 ELECTIONS RESULTS

Official language

English

Other languages

Swahili, Luganda

Capital City

Kampala

Currency

Uganda Shilling

Time

GMT+ 3

Area

Land Area 197,100 Sq. Km

Water and Swamps

43,938 Sq. Km

Total Area 241,038 Sq. Km

Demographics

Total Population (2011)

34.6 million

Female Population (2011)

17.2 million

Male Population (2011)

17.4 million

Percentage Urban (2010)

13%

Population of Kampala City (2010)

1.54 million

Female Population/Aged 0-14 (2011)

8.6 million

Male Population/Aged 0-14 (2011)

8.7 million

Female Population/Aged 15-64 (2011)

8.3 million

Male Population/Aged 15-64 (2011)

8.4 million

Population/Aged 65+ (2011)

0.72 million

Population Density (2010)

171 persons/km

Population Growth Rate (2011)

3.576% per year

Infant Mortality Rate (2011)

62 per 1000 live births

Life Expectancy (2011)
Male
Female

53.24 years
52.17 years
54.33 years

Population per Physician 

4050

Land use

Arable Land

21.57%

Permanent Crops

8.92%

Permanent Pastures

9%

Forests and Woodland

28%

Other

32,51%



Education

Literacy Rate (2002)

66,8%



Religions

Roman Catholic 41.9%
Protestant 42%

Muslim

12,1%

Other

4%

 

 

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Queen Elizabeth National Park
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