Official Name: The Republic of Uganda
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republic of Uganda
ISO Country Codes: UG : UGA
Internet Domain: .ug
Government Web Site:
Capital: Kampala Main Airports: Entebbe International Airport
Language(s): English;Luganda;Swahili Population: 44,712,143
Currency: Uganda Shilling ISO Currency Code: UGX
Telephone Dial In: +256 ID Prefix: 000

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Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: Bank of Uganda
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 3,680 Ugandan shillings (UGX) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 9.4% (2014 est.)
Population below poverty line: 21.4% (2017 est.)
Inflation Rate: 2.8% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 19.80% (2018 - World Bank)
GDP: $34.683 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $2,187 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Uganda Shilling
Currency Code: UGX
World Bank Classification: Low Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 24.5% coffee, tea, cotton, tobacco, cassava (manioc, tapioca), potatoes, corn, millet, pulses, cut flowers; beef, goat meat, milk, poultry, and fish
Industry: 21% sugar, brewing, tobacco, cotton textiles; cement, steel production
Services: 54.4%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Eximbank: Afreximbank ; Exim Bank (Uganda) ; Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ; Export Insurance Agency: The African Trade Insurance Agency ;

Investment & Export Promotion Show

Export Promotion Agency: Uganda Export Promotion Board ; Investment Agency: Uganda Investment Authority ;