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Uganda's Information

Flag of Uganda
Land Area 197,100 km2
Water Area 43,938 km2
Total Area 241,038km2 (#79)
Population 38,319,241 (#35)
Population Density 194.42/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $84.93 Billion
GDP Per Capita $2,100
Currency Shilling (UGX)
Largest Cities
Uganda Flag:
Flag of Uganda

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).

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Uganda Coat of Arms:
Flag of Uganda

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.

This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Uganda Trivia

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Uganda?

According to CIA data, the Baganda are the largest ethnic group in the country, accounting for around 1 in every 6 Ugandans.

Largest Ethnic Groups In Uganda

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