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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

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. This country has more than 1,228,000 motor vehicles (35 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .ug . There are over 6,200 websites with this extension.

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

4. In this country there are more than 20,000 km of paved roads (0,03% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 47 airports, 5 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are more than 1 244 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Uganda.

8. Political system – republic.


Geography in Uganda

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1. Lake Albert is the lowest place in the country – 621 m a.s.l.

2. The country is 1.3 times smaller than Poland.

3. 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.

4. The main rivers are Katonga and Mayanja.

5. The highest peak is Stanley Mountain, 5,109 m a.s.l.

6. There are 140,620 km2 of arable land in Uganda (71% of the country’s area).

7. Kabale is the highest city in the country.

8. 34,542 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (17.5%)

72. The nearest capital in a straight line from Kampala is Kigali (Rwanda) – 366 km.

73. The furthest capital in a straight line from Kampala is Apia (Samoa) – 16942 km.


Finance in Uganda

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

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

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

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 26,920,000,000 (PLN 115,217,600,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 25,890,000,000 (PLN 110,809,200,000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 34.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 9 341 240 000 (PLN 39 980 507 200),
2018 year was 38.6 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 9 993 540 000 (PLN 42 772 351 200). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 287 (PLN 1,227).

6. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 4,970,000,000 .

7. This country has in 2018 more than $ 3,221,000,000 (PLN 13,785,880,000) of the foreign reserve (0.031% of the foreign reserves of all countries of the world ).


Law in Uganda

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

2. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Education in Uganda

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 84.

4. In a country that is 26,1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 9 097 628 people).


Work in Uganda

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

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

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

4. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Uganda

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1. The richest citizen of Uganda is Sudhir Ruparelia with a wealth worth over $ 1.1 billion (about PLN 4.2 billion).

2. Lake Albert is the lowest place in the country – 621 m a.s.l.

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

4. The highest peak is Stanley Mountain, 5,109 m a.s.l.

5. Kabale is the highest city in the country.

6. Lowest temperature: -7.7 ° C was measured in the Rwenzori Range.

7. Highest temperature: 36.2 ° C was measured in Kampala.


Army in Uganda

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 87 place,
2018 > year – 92 place.

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

3. 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.

4. Army expenses:
2014 year – $ 280,000,000 (PLN 1,198,400,000),
2018 year – $ 280,000,000 (PLN 1,198,400,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 50 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style="color: green;"> 49 ships.


Society in Uganda

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1. In Uganda, an average adult consumes about 9.8 liters of pure alcohol annually.

2. Most drink beer – 9%, then spirit – 1.9%, wine – 0.1%, and other alcoholic beverages – 89%.

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

4. 15% of the population suffers from malnutrition (about 5,230,000 people).

5. 63% of the population lives on less than $4 a day.

6. The average IQ level is 84.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average, 19.3 .

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 5.9 children.

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

10. About 1,800,000 (2015) 2,600,000 (2018) Facebook accounts were established.

11. The population density is 136 people / km².

12. The main religion is Catholicism – 41%.

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

15. In this country there are 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.

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

17. 14 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

18. 12% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

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


Symbols of Uganda

1. The motto of the country – “For God and my country”.


History of Uganda

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1. Independence from Great Britain obtained on October 9, 1962.

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

3. The country joined the UN on October 25, 1962.

4. Idi Amin, who was President of Uganda in the ’70s, loved Scotland so much that he walked in the kilt and called himself “The Last King of Scotland”.

5. Idi Amin challenged Elizabeth II to the boxing match. The Queen of Great Britain did not accept the challenge, which gave the President of Uganda an excuse to call herself “the conqueror of the British Empire.”

6. Nearly half a million people were killed in Uganda on the orders of Idi Amin, which led the country to a huge economic crisis.


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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 Uganda has national colors?

National colors: black, yellow and red.

answer: Marta


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 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