Coordinates: 1°N 32°E / 1°N 32°E / 1; 32

The Republic o Uganda (/[unsupported input]juːˈɡændə/ yew-GAN-də or /juːˈɡɑːndə/ yew-GAHN-də) is a landlockit kintra in East Africae. It is bordered on the east bi Kenyae, on the north bi Sudan, on the wast bi the Democratic Republic o the Congo, on the soothwast bi Rwanda, an on the sooth bi Tanzanie. The soothren pairt o the kintra includes a substantial portion o Lake Victoria, which is an aa bordered bi Kenyae an Tanzanie.

Republic o Uganda[1]

Banner o Uganda
Coat o airms o Uganda
Coat o airms
Motto: "For God and My Country"
Location o  Uganda  (daurk green) – in Africae  (licht blue & daurk grey) – in the African Union  (licht blue)
Location o  Uganda  (daurk green)

– in Africae  (licht blue & daurk grey)
– in the African Union  (licht blue)

and largest city
Offeecial leidsInglis ("the offeecial leid"), Swahili ("the seicont offeecial leid")[2]
Vernacular leids
GovrenmentDominant-pairty semi-presidential republic[3]
• Preses
Yoweri Museveni
Jessica Alupo
Robinah Nabbanja
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
9 October 1962
• Current constitution
8 October 1995
• Total
241,038 km2 (93,065 sq mi) (81st)
• Water (%)
• Estimate
37,873,253[3] (35t)
• 2014 census
• Density
157.1/km2 (406.9/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$91.212 billion[5]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$27.174 billion[5]
• Per capita
Gini (2012)positive decrease 41.01[6]
HDI (2015)Increase 0.493[7]
law · 163rd
CurrencyUgandan shillin (UGX)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Drivin sidecaur
Cawin code+256a
ISO 3166 codeUG
  1. +006 frae Kenya an Tanzanie.

Uganda takes its name frae the Buganda kinrick, which encompassed a portion o the sooth o the kintra includin the caipital Kampala.


  1. Article 5, Chapter 2, Constitution of Uganda, 1995, accessed 17 January 2017
  2. "The Constitution (Amendment) Act 2005" (PDF). Retrieved 17 Januar 2017.[deid airtin]
  3. a b c Central Intelligence Agency (2009). "Uganda". The World Factbook. Archived frae the original on 18 October 2015. Retrieved 23 Januar 2010.
  4. Republic of Uganda - Census 2014 - Final Report - Table 2.1 page 8
  5. a b c d "Uganda". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 17 Januar 2017.
  6. "Gini index (World Bank estimate)". World Bank. Retrieved 17 Januar 2017.
  7. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.