National Symbols of Uganda

Uganda is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, . The capital of Uganda is Kampala.

The official language is Swahili and the Ugandan shilling is the currency of the Uganda. The domain is .ug and the country code is +256.

National day is celebrated on 9 Oct 1962. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Uganda is no exception.

In Uganda, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Ugandan people. Waragi is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Uganda. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Ugandan symbol.

The country was founded by Apollo Milton Obote. The current president of Uganda is Yoweri Museveni and Robinah Nabbanja is the Prime Minister.

In Uganda the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Ugandan national anthem was written by George Wilberforce Kakoma and composed by George Wilberforce Kakoma.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Uganda
Alternative name(s) Jamhuri ya Uganda (Swahili)
Regional location East-Central Africa, west of Kenya, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country name etymology "land of the united peoples" in Buganda language.
Climate Tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August); semiarid in northeast
Terrain Mostly plateau with rim of mountains
Population 45,741,007
National Day 9 Oct 1962
Language(s) Swahili
Religion Christianity Catholicism, Anglicanism Other Protestant, Islam
Country code +256
Literacy rate 73.9%
Currency Ugandan shilling
Capital city Kampala
ISO UGA
Domain(TLD) .ug
Ethnicity Baganda, Banyankole, Basoga, Bakiga & Iteso
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Ugandan
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 241,038 km2 (93,065 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+3 (EAT)
Average elevation 1,100 m (3,609 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Uganda

Flag map of Uganda

Motto of Uganda

"For God and My Country"

National animal of Uganda

The National animal of Uganda is Uganda Kob

National Animal of Uganda - Uganda Kob

National flower of Uganda

The National flower of Uganda is Not Declared. Botanical name is .

National bird of Uganda

The National bird of Uganda is Crested Crane

National bird of Uganda - Crested Crane

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Neighbouring countries of Uganda

Ugandan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Caution is not cowardice; even the ants march armed.

The hunter in pursuit of an elephant does not stop to throw stones at birds.

Only take away the wife of a strong man when he is out.

Only a fool tries to jump in the fire.

A roaring lion kills no game.

If he has thrown the only spear he had at you, it means that he doesn’t fear you.

He who tells no lies will not grow up.

When two elephants fight the grass gets trampled.

You must judge a woman by the taste of her soup.

Death is a scar that never heals.

It is better to be married to an old lady than to remain unmarried.

When the master is away, the frogs hop in.

An elephant can never fail to carry its tusks.

A strawberry blossom will not moisten dry bread.

The tongue of co-wives is bitter.

In the entire world, things are two and two.

The best part of happiness lies is in the secret heart of a lover.

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