Uganda in brief

  • Posted on: 1 December 2010
  • By: admin

Population Total 26,748,977
(based on the 2002 Census)Kampala City 1,208,544

Area Land Area 197,097sq. km.

Water & Swamps 43,941sq. km.

Total Land Area 241,038 sq. km.

Altitude Minimum (above sea level - Albert Nile) 620m
Maximum (above sea level - Mt Rwenzori) 5110m

Climate Kampala: annual mean temperature (2002) 22.1 degrees centigrade Kampala: annual rainfall (2002) 1,411mm

Roads Tamarc 2,276 km Murram 10,635 km

Health Persons per hospital (2002) 237,971

Persons per doctor (2002) 19,959

Education
Gross Domestic Product Total at current prices (shs, million); 2005 11,634,441
Total at constant 1997/98 prices (shs, million); 2005 9,585,944

Growth rate, constant 1997/98 prices; 2003 5.9%
GDP per capita (shs. at current price); 2005 457,577

Exchange Rates Shs per US$; end of period, 2005 1,816.86
Shs per US$; annual average, 2005 1,780.67

Prices Inflation; end of period, 2005 3.5 Inflation; annual average, 2004 8.5

Central Banks: 

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