At a Glance
The Republic of Uganda is a land locked country in the East African region. It is bordered by Sudan in the North, Democratic Republic of Congo in the West, Kenya in the East, and Rwanda and Tanzania to the South.
Head of state:His excellency,Yoweri.Kaguta.museveni.
Area: 241,000 sq. km (of which 44,000 sq. km. are covered by freshwater bodies)
Population: 22.1 million; Density 105/sq. km.
Official Language: English
Religion: 89% Christian, 11% Muslim
Time Zone: GMT +3
Largest Cities: Kampala 770,000 ; Jinja 65,000; Mbale 54,000; Masaka 50,000
Currency: Uganda Shillings
Weights & measures:Kilograms.