Uganda, Republika Ugandy, Republic of Uganda, Jamhuri ya Uganda
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Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed another 100,000 lives. During the 1990s the government promulgated non-party presidential and legislative elections.

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1. Dependency status: NA

2. Government type: republic

3. Location: Eastern Africa, west of Kenya

4. Border Countries: border countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo 765 km, Kenya 933 km, Rwanda 169 km, Sudan 435 km, Tanzania 396 km

5. Climate: tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August); semiarid in northeast

6. Terrain: mostly plateau with rim of mountains

7. Area: 236,040 km2

8. Capital: Kampala

9. Administrative divisions: 45 districts; Adjumani, Apac, Arua, Bugiri, Bundibugyo, Bushenyi, Busia, Gulu, Hoima, Iganga, Jinja, Kabale, Kabarole, Kalangala, Kampala, Kamuli, Kapchorwa, Kasese, Katakwi, Kibale, Kiboga, Kisoro, Kitgum, Kotido, Kumi, Lira, Luwero, Masaka, Masindi, Mbale, Mbarara, Moroto, Moyo, Mpigi, Mubende, Mukono, Nakasongola, Nebbi, Ntungamo, Pallisa, Rakai, Rukungiri, Sembabule, Soroti, Tororo

10. Population: 23,985,712 (July 2001 est.)

11. Languages: English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic

12. Religions: Roman Catholic 33%, Protestant 33%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 18%

13. Currency: Ugandan shilling (UGX)

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  • Embassy Republic of Uganda
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25. Intresting WEB's about Uganda:

  • Government of The Republic of Uganda - includes information about the branches of government and services provided; also has a profile of the country, its history, geography, and culture
  • Uganda - Library of Congress - Read an overview of this African nation, a former British colony, with data about its geography, history, government, economy, and culture
  • myUganda - Uganda's leading Internet Resource - myUganda, Uganda's No.1 Internet Resource. Any thing you have ever wanted to know about Uganda
  • Uganda Page - Scroll through a large collection of resources from the Univ. of Pennsylvania's African Studies Center. Includes a map and travel advisories
  • Tourism in Uganda: The Official Web site - This site offers detailed and current information about Travel and Tourism in Uganda
  • AfricaOnline.com - Uganda - News and information including business, computing, travel, sports, education, and health
  • Weather Underground - Uganda
  • Ethnologue: Uganda - overview of spoken languages
  • Samite of Uganda - Official Site - Read about this African musician. Find reviews and articles, a discography, and booking information
  • Consular Information: Uganda - US State Department's updated travel information. With visa requirements, details of available medical care and travel advice
  • The Africa Guide: Uganda - A complete and comprehensive guide to Uganda, detailing travellers information, accommodation, tours and safaris
  • Lonely Planet World Guide: Uganda - Read about the geography and history of this central African country, and study its environment and economy
  • Parliament of Uganda - History Administration Constitution Committees MPs Hansard Bills Acts Events FAQs Related sites Welcome to the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda The Parliament of Uganda derives its mandate and functions from the 1995 Constitution

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  • SKYTRAX | the World Airline Site - The World Airline Site for latest Airline News, Airline Passenger Surveys, global Airline standards Rating, Best Airline and Airport of the Year, Airline Flight Reviews, Airline Quality Star Ranking across the world
  • slowniki.onet.pl - dictionary translating from polish and english, german, french, italian, spanish, russian etc.
  • babelfish.altavista.com - dictionary translaiting both ways in 25 lanquages useful in translating texts

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