The flag was adopted October 9, 1962. The flag's colors: black, yellow and red, represent the Ugandan people, sunlight and brotherhood.
The centered "Great Crested Crane" is the country's national badge (symbol).
Uganda Coat of Arms:
Uganda's coat of arms features a Crested Crane and a Ugandan Kob supporting a shield that displays three symbols: waves for Lake Victoria at the top, a sun representing the beautiful weather centered, and a traditional drum symbolic of dancing at the bottom.
Crossed behind the shield are spears, and the national motto is displayed on a ribbon below.
|Land Area||197,100 km2|
|Water Area||43,938 km2|
|Total Area||241,038km2 (#79)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$84.93 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||2,100$|
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