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Geography Statistics of Uganda

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
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 76,100 sq miles (197,100 sq km)
    (water) 16,964 sq miles (43,938 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 93,065 sq miles (241,038 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 112 districts in Uganda
  • Horizontal Width: 311.61 miles (501.48 km) from Arua east to Moroto
  • Vertical Length: 187.94 miles (302.46 km) from Gulu south to Kampala

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (5) Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania
  • Geographic Center: About 118.27 miles (190.33 km) south of Kampala
  • Highest Point: Mt. Stanley 16,765 ft. (5,110 m)
  • Lowest Point: Lake Albert 2,037 ft. (621 m)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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