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Uganda Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Kampala
Government Republic
Currency Ugandan shilling (UGX)
Area total: 236,040 km2
water: 36,330 km2
land: 199,710 km2
Population 33,398,682 (July 2010 est.)
Language English (official language), Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages), Swahili, other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages
Religion Roman Catholic 33%, Protestant 33%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 18%
Electricity 240V 50HZ (UK plug type)
Calling Code 256
Internet TLD .ug
Time Zone UTC +3

Uganda is a country in East Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the southwest by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. Famously called the Pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill, it is home to one of the most diverse and concentrated ranges of African fauna including the highly endangered mountain gorilla and the endangered common chimpanzee.

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