Uganda

Uganda was 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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, the City of Seven Hills, is the capital city of Uganda and is, by a very large margin, the largest city in the country. Photo: Nielsr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Western region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Central region is one of the four regions in the country of Uganda. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Eastern region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The Northern region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Uganda

Latitude of center
1.4° or 1° 24' north
Longitude of center
32.5° or 32° 30' east
Population
34,500,000
Elevation
1,094 metres (3,589 feet)
Capital
Area
236,040 km² (91,136 miles²)
Currency
Shilling (UGX)
Phone code
256
Internet domain
.ug
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424317406
Geo­Names ID
226074
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Uganda
  • Afar: Uganda
  • Afrikaans: Uganda
  • Akan: Uganda
  • Albanian: Uganda
  • Albanian: Ugandë
  • Amharic: ዩጋንዳ
  • Arabic: Uganda
  • Arabic: أوغندا
  • Arabic: اوغندا
  • Aragonese: Uganda
  • Armenian: Ուգանդա
  • Arpitan: Oganda
  • Assamese: উগাণ্ডা
  • Asturian: Uganda
  • Avaric: Uganda
  • Avaric: Уганда
  • Aymara: Uganda
  • Azerbaijani: Uqanda
  • Balinese: Uganda
  • Bambara: Uganda
  • Banjar: Uganda
  • Bashkir: Уганда
  • Basque: Uganda
  • Bavarian: Uganda
  • Belarusian: Уганда
  • Belarusian: Уґанда
  • Bengali: উগান্ডা
  • Bhojpuri: युगांडा
  • Bishnupriya: উগান্ডা
  • Bosnian: Uganda
  • Breton: Ouganda
  • Bulgarian: Уганда
  • Burmese: ယူဂန္ဒာ
  • Burmese: ယူဂန်ဒါနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ယူဂန်းဒါး
  • Burmese: ယူဂန်းဒါးနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: República d'Uganda
  • Catalan: Uganda
  • Cebuano: Uganda
  • Central Bikol: Uganda
  • Central Kurdish: ئوگاندا
  • Chavacano: Uganda
  • Chechen: Уганда
  • Chinese: Uganda
  • Chinese: Wūgāndá
  • Chinese: 乌干达 / 烏干達
  • Chinese: 乌干达
  • Chinese: 烏干達
  • Chuvash: Уганда
  • Cornish: Ouganda
  • Crimean Tatar: Uganda
  • Croatian: Uganda
  • Czech: Uganda
  • Danish: Uganda
  • Dhivehi: ޔުގެންޑާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Uganda
  • Dinka: Uganda
  • Dotyali: युगान्डा
  • Dutch: Oeganda
  • Dutch: UG
  • Dutch: UGA
  • Dzongkha: ཡུ་གྷན་ཌ
  • Eastern Mari: Уганда
  • Eastern Mari: Уганде
  • Egyptian Arabic: اوجاندا
  • English: Republic of Uganda
  • English: UGA
  • English: ug
  • English: 🇺🇬
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Ugando
  • Esperanto: UG
  • Esperanto: Ugando
  • Estonian: Uganda
  • Estonian: Uganda Vabariik
  • Ewe: Uganda
  • Ewe: Uganda nutome
  • Extremaduran: Uganda
  • Faroese: Uganda
  • Fiji Hindi: Uganda
  • Finnish: Uganda
  • Finnish: Ugandan tasavalta
  • French: Ouganda
  • French: République d'Ouganda
  • French: UG
  • Fulah: Ugannda
  • Fulah: Unganndaa
  • Gagauz: Uganda
  • Galician: Uganda
  • Ganda: Yuganda
  • Georgian: უგანდა
  • German: Republik Uganda
  • German: Uganda
  • Goan Konkani: युगांडा
  • Greek: Ουγκάντα
  • Guarani: Ugánda
  • Guianese Creole French: Ouganda
  • Gujarati: યુગાંડા
  • Gujarati: યુગાન્ડા
  • Haitian: Ouganda
  • Hakka Chinese: Uganda
  • Hausa: Uganda
  • Hausa: Yuganda
  • Hausa: ʻUgana
  • Hawaiian: ʻUgana
  • Hebrew: אוגנדה
  • Hindi: युगांडा
  • Hindi: युगाण्डा
  • Hindi: यूगांडा
  • Hungarian: Uganda
  • Hungarian: Ugandai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Úganda
  • Ido: Uganda
  • Igbo: Uganda
  • Iloko: Uganda
  • Inari Sami: Uganda
  • Inari Sami: Uganda täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Uganda
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Uganda
  • Interlingue: Uganda
  • Irish: Uganda
  • Italian: Uganda
  • Jamaican Creole English: Yugianda
  • Japanese: ウガンダ
  • Japanese: ウガンダ共和国
  • Javanese: Uganda
  • Kabiyè: Ugandaa
  • Kabyle: Uganda
  • Kalaallisut: Uganda
  • Kalmyk: Угандин Орн
  • Kannada: ಉಗಾಂಡ
  • Kannada: ಉಗಾಂಡಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Uganda
  • Kashmiri: یوٗگانڑا
  • Kazakh: Уганда
  • Khmer: អ៊ូហ្គង់ដា
  • Kikuyu: Uganda
  • Kinyarwanda: Ubugande
  • Kirghiz: Уганда
  • Kongo: Uganda
  • Korean: 우간다
  • Kotava: Uganda
  • Kurdish: Ûganda
  • Kurdish: ئوگاندا
  • Ladin: Uganda
  • Ladino: Uganda
  • Lao: Uganda
  • Lao: ອູການດາ
  • Latin: Uganda
  • Latvian: Uganda
  • Lezghian: Уганда
  • Ligurian: Uganda
  • Limburgan: Oeganda
  • Lingala: Uganda
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Uganda
  • Literary Chinese: 烏干達
  • Lithuanian: Uganda
  • Livvi: Ugandu
  • Lojban: ugandas
  • Lombard: Uganda
  • Low German: Uganda
  • Lower Sorbian: Uganda
  • Luba-Katanga: Uganda
  • Luxembourgish: Uganda
  • Macedonian: Уганда
  • Malagasy: Oganda
  • Malay: Uganda
  • Malayalam: ഉഗാണ്ട
  • Malayalam: യുഗാണ്ട
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Uganda
  • Maltese: Uganda
  • Maltese: l-Uganda
  • Manx: Ooganda
  • Maori: Ukānga
  • Marathi: युगांडा
  • Mazanderani: اوگاندا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Uganda
  • Min Nan Chinese: Uganda
  • Minangkabau: Uganda
  • Mingrelian: უგანდა
  • Mongolian: Уганда
  • Moroccan Arabic: أوݣاندا
  • Moroccan Arabic: ؤغاندا
  • N'Ko: UGA
  • N'Ko: ߎߜ߭ߊ߲ߘߊ߫
  • N'Ko: ߎߜ߭ߊ߲ߘߊ߫ ߞߊ߲ߓߍ߲
  • N'Ko: 🇺🇬
  • Nauru: Uganda
  • Nepali: युगाण्डा
  • Nepali: युगान्डा
  • North Ndebele: Uganda
  • Northern Frisian: Uganda
  • Northern Sami: Uganda
  • Northern Sami: Uganda dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Ugánda
  • Northern Sami: Ugánda dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Uganda
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Uganda
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Uganda
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Uganda
  • Novial: Uganda
  • Occitan (post 1500): Oganda
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܘܓܢܕܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Uganda
  • Oriya: ଉଗାଣ୍ଡା
  • Oromo: Yugaandaa
  • Ossetian: Угандæ
  • Pampanga: Uganda
  • Pangasinan: Uganda
  • Panjabi: ਯੁਗਾਂਡਾ
  • Panjabi: ਯੂਗਾਂਡਾ
  • Papiamento: Uganda
  • Pedi: Uganda
  • Persian: اوگاندا
  • Piemontese: Uganda
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Yuganda
  • Polish: Uganda
  • Portuguese: República de Uganda
  • Portuguese: República do Uganda
  • Portuguese: Uganda
  • Pushto: اوګاندا
  • Pushto: يوګانډا
  • Pushto: یوګانډا
  • Quechua: Uganda
  • Romanian: Uganda
  • Romansh: Uganda
  • Rundi: Ubuganda
  • Rundi: Ubugande
  • Russia Buriat: Уганда
  • Russian: Республика Уганда
  • Russian: Уганда
  • Rusyn: Уґанда
  • Sakizaya: Uganda
  • Samoan: Uganda
  • Samogitian: Uganda
  • Sango: Ugandäa
  • Santali: ᱩᱜᱟᱱᱰᱟ
  • Sardinian: Uganda
  • Saterfriesisch: Uganda
  • Scots: Uganda
  • Scottish Gaelic: Uganda
  • Serbian: Uganda
  • Serbian: Уганда
  • Serbo-Croatian: Uganda
  • Shan: မိူင်းယူႇၵၼ်ႇတႃႇ
  • Shona: Uganda
  • Sicilian: Uganna
  • Silesian: Uganda
  • Sindhi: يوگنڊا
  • Sindhi: یوگینڊا
  • Sinhala: උගන්ඩාව
  • Skolt Sami: Uganda
  • Skolt Sami: Uganda tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Uganda
  • Slovenian: Uganda
  • Somali: Ugaanda
  • Somali: Yugandha
  • South Azerbaijani: اوقاندا
  • Southern Sotho: Uganda
  • Spanish: República de Uganda
  • Spanish: Uganda
  • Sundanese: Uganda
  • Swahili: Jamhuri ya Uganda
  • Swahili: Uganda
  • Swati: IBuganda
  • Swedish: Republiken Uganda
  • Swedish: Uganda
  • Swiss German: Uganda
  • Tagalog: Uganda
  • Tajik: Уганда
  • Tamil: உகாண்டா
  • Tatar: Уганда
  • Telugu: ఉగాండా
  • Thai: ประเทศยูกันดา
  • Thai: ยูกันดา
  • Tibetan: ཡུ་གན་ཌ།
  • Tibetan: ཨུ་གན་ད།
  • Tigrinya: ዩጋንዳ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻIukanitā
  • Tosk Albanian: Uganda
  • Tsonga: Uganda
  • Tunisian Arabic: أوغندا
  • Turkish: Uganda
  • Turkmen: Uganda
  • Twi: Uganda
  • Udmurt: Уганда
  • Uighur: ئۇگاندا
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Уганда
  • Ukrainian: Уганда
  • Ukrainian: Уґанда
  • Upper Sorbian: Uganda
  • Urdu: یوگنڈا
  • Uzbek: Uganda
  • Venetian: Uganda
  • Veps: Ugand
  • Vietnamese: U-gan-đa
  • Vietnamese: Uganda
  • Volapük: Lugandayän
  • Võro: Uganda
  • Waray (Philippines): Uganda
  • Welsh: Uganda
  • Welsh: Wganda
  • Western Frisian: Oeganda
  • Western Frisian: Uganda
  • Western Mari: Уганда
  • Western Panjabi: یوگنڈا
  • Wolof: Ugandaa
  • Wolof: Ugànda
  • Wu Chinese: 乌干达
  • Yakut: Уганда
  • Yiddish: אוגאַנדע
  • Yiddish: אוגאנדע
  • Yoruba: Uganda
  • Yoruba: Ùgándà
  • Yue Chinese: 烏干達
  • Zeeuws: Oehanda
  • Zhuang: Uganda
  • Zulu: IYuganda
  • Zulu: i-Uganda
  • Uganda Protectorate
  • ئووگاندا

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