Uganda
Republic of Uganda

Capital
Kampala

Area
91,135 sq mi
236,040 sq km


Population
25,632,794 est 2003

Largest city
Kampala
pop. 1,244,000


Languages
English (official national language) Ganda or Luganda, other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic

Peoples
Baganda 17%, Ankole 8%, Basoga 8%, Iteso 8%, Bakiga 7%, Langi 6%, Rwanda 6%, Bagisu 5%, Acholi 4%, Lugbara 4%, Batoro 3%, Bunyoro 3%, Alur 2%, Bagwere 2%, Bakonjo 2%, Jopodhola 2%, Karamojong 2%, Rundi 2%, non-African (European, Asian, Arab) 1%, other 8%

Religion
Roman Catholic 33%, Protestant 33%, Islam 16%, indigenous beliefs 18%

Life Expectancy
total population: 45.28 years
male: 43.76 years
female: 46.83 years (2004 est.)


Literacy
total population: 69.9%
male: 79.5%
female: 60.4% (2003 est.)


Suffrage
18 years of age; universal

Government
Republic


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