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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : Kampala
Language :  Swahili, English, Luganda
Currency :  Ugandan shilling
Population : 36 860 700
Area : 241 550 km2

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Uganda facts

1. Independence from the United Kingdom was obtained on October 9, 1962.
2. The population density is 136 people / km².
3. The country is 1.3 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism – 41%.
5. The main rivers are Katonga and Mayanja.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Uganda.
7. Political system – republic.
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9. The highest peak is Stanley Mountain, 5 109 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “For God and my country”.
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11. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 87 place,
      – 2018 year – 92 place.

12. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 45,000 professional and 2,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 45,000 professional and 11,500 reservists.

13. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 0 tanks, 350 armored vehicles, 43 jet aircraft and 23 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 240 tanks, 1060 armored vehicles, 43 jet aircraft and 21 helicopters.

14. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $280,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $280,000,000 .

15. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 the year was about 50 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 49 ships.

Autor: Wojak

16. Idi Amin, president of Uganda in the ’70s, loved Scotland so much that he walked in a kilt and called himself’ The Last King of Scotland ‘.

17. Idi Amin challenged boxer Elżbieta II. The Queen of Great Britain did not accept the challenge, which gave the President of Uganda a pretext to call himself “the conqueror of the British Empire.”

18. Nearly half a million people were murdered in Uganda on the orders of Idi Amina, which led the country to a huge economic crisis.

Autor: Tomek

19. The richest citizen of Uganda is Sudhir Ruparelia with assets worth over $1.1 billion.

Autor: $$$NaBogato$$$

20. In Uganda, an average person consumes about 9.8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

21. The most beer is beer – 9%, then spirit – 1.9%, wine – 0.1%, and other alcoholic beverages – 89%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

22. In this country, compulsory education lasts 7 years.

23. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

24. The average IQ level is 84.

Autor: EduKacJa

25. In this country there are 26.1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 9 097 628 people).

Autor: Reebeka

26. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 30 to 50 km / h.

27. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the normal road is 80 km / h, and on highways from 80 to 100 km / h.

Autor: AutoMania

28. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

29. In 2013, 2,851 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

30. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

Autor: AutoMania

31. The country has over 1,228,000 motor vehicles registered (35 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

32. 15% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 5 230 000 people).

33. 63% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Autor: Durga

34. In this country there are over 20,000 km of paved roads (0.03% of all roads in the world).

35. In this country there are 47 airports, 5 with paved surface.

36. In this country there are over 1 244 km of railway tracks.

Autor: Marlène

37. In this country over 11 924 000 (2015) 19,000,000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 55% of the population).

38. About 1,800,000 (2015) 2,600,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Autor: NET

39. The national top-level domain is .ug . There are over 6,200 websites with such an extension.

40. The most popular pages with the extension .ug are: google.co.ug, monitor.co.ug and newvision.co.ug,

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41. The country has 2018 over $3,221,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.031% of foreign currency reserves in all countries of the world).

Autor: Vinamra

42. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 2 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

43. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $26 920 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $25 890 000 000 .

44. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 34.7% GDP, or around: $9 341 240 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 38.6% GDP, or around: $9 993 540 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $287.

45. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $4,970,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

46. The lowest temperature: -7,7 °C was measured at the Rwenzori Range.

47. The highest temperature: 36.2 °C was measured in Kampala.

Autor: weather

48. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Autor: medi

49. The average life expectancy in this country is 52.2 years (women – 52.7 years and men – 51.7 years).

Autor: Wilga

50. In this country, women can get married at the age of 17, and men aged 18.

Autor: Nadia

51. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.3 years old.

52. 10 women give birth to 59 children on average

Autor: Nadia

53. The average age of people living in this country is 15.6 years.

54. The country is around:
16 895 000 people (48.47%) in the age range 0-14 years.
17 254 000 people (49.5%) in the age range 15-64 years.
707 600 people (2.03%) over 65 years old.

55. In this country, about 1 526 000 children are born each year (4.4% of the population), and about 373,000 people die (1.1% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

56. The lowest situated place in the country is the Albert lake – 621 m above sea level.

Autor: Klemens

57. In this country, a person of 12 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

Autor: Statyk

58. There are 140620 km2 of agricultural land in Uganda (71% of the country).

59. 14 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

60. Kabale is the highest located city in the country.

Autor: Statyk

61. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1962.

62. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 30 days.

63. He joined the United Nations on October 25, 1962.

Autor: Statyk

64. The work week is 40 hours.

65. 12% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

66. 34542 km2 of the country is covered by forests (17.5%)

67. The last death penalty was carried out in 2005.

Autor: Statyk

68. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 40%, and for companies 30% (2018).

69. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

70. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.1%.

Autor: Fan%

71. The unemployment rate is 2.1% (data from 2018).

Autor: Daria

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What is the highest mountain in Uganda?
The highest peak in Uganda is Mount Stanley (5109 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Uganda?
The Nile is the largest river in Uganda.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Uganda?
Lake Victoria is the biggest lake.

answer: Marta

What is the national dish?
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What Uganda has national colors?
National colors: black, yellow and red.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Uganda?
Uganda borders with such countries as: Democratic Republic of the Congo 765 km, Kenya 933 km, Rwanda 169 km, South Sudan 435 km, Tanzania 396 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 15.6 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
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What is the population density in Uganda?
The population density is 177 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “For God and my country”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 36.2 ° C was measured in Kampala.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -7,7 ° C was measured at the Rwenzori Range.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta