Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Landlocked
  • Country area: 241,038 km²
  • Pop: 34,612,250
  • Religions: Christian, Muslim
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $16.04 billion (97)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.422 (143)
  • Main Languages: English, Ganda, Swahili, Arabic
  • Largest three cities: Kampala, Gulu, Lira
  • Capital: Kampala
  • Type of government: Presidential republic / multi-party democracy
  • Economic Structure: Exports: apparel, hides, skins, veg, fruit, vanilla, cut flowers, cotton, tea and tobacco.
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Yoweri Museveni and Prime Minister Apolo Nbibambi
  • Date of next election: Held Feb 2011
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: 6.5% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 66.80%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 2.5
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 122
  • Life expectancy: 53.24
  • Percentage below poverty line: 31% (2006 est)

This page will be updated as the project progresses and we learn more about the social and environmental enterprise sectors in Uganda

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