Quick Facts about Uganda

 

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Country 
(long form)

Republic of Uganda

Capital

Kampala

Area

236,040 sq km

Population

20,158,176

Languages

English (official), Luganda, Swahili, Bantu languages, Nilotic languages

Religions

Roman Catholic , Protestant , Muslim , indigenous beliefs

Life Expectancy

39.98 male, 40.6 female (1996)

Government

republic

Currency

Ugandan shillings (USh)

Industry

sugar, brewing, tobacco, cotton textiles, cement

Agriculture

coffee, tea, cotton, tobacco, cassava (tapioca), potatoes, corn, millet,pulses; beef, goat meat, milk, poultry

Minerals and Resources

copper, cobalt, limestone, salt