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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
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Uganda - Physical geography

Area : 241 000 Km2
Water : 15 %
Lands under cultivation : 34 %
Wild pasture lands : 9 %
Forests : 20 %

Min. Height : 621 m (Lake Albert)
Max. Height : 5118 m (Margherita Peak)


Uganda - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Kampala
Rainfall (mm) in Kampala
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Uganda - People
Nationality : Ugandan
Main language(s) : English, Swahili

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Population (2005) : 28 789 000 people
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Density : 119 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 7.1 children / woman
Life expectancy : 49 years
Urban population : 12 %

Main cities :
850 000 people Kampala (capital)
66 000 people Jinja
58 000 people Mbale
48 000 people Masaka
47 500 people Gulu


Uganda - Economy
Currency : Schilling (UGX) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 2 067 Schillings (UGX)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 5.87 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 204 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 7.94 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 276 dollars


Uganda - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Sweet potatoes (3)
- Millet (9)
- Coffee (10)
- Tea (13)
- Wood (19)
- Bananas (21)
- Cotton
- Vanilla
- Oxen
- Fishes
- Copper
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Leather
RECORDS :
- Source of the longest river in the world (Nile ; 6671 Km). See also Egypt and Sudan.
- 3rd largest lake in the world (1st in Africa) = Victoria (69 000 Km2). See also Kenya and Tanzania.
- Youngest population in the world (50 % of the population is less than 15 yo).


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