Loading
Your results for travelling to 'Uganda': 6 results

Uganda

Uganda
  • Capital

    Capital

    Kampala

  • Local time

    Local time

    4:52

  • Population

    Population

    37.4 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +256

  • Currency

    Currency

    Sh UGX (shilling)

Read more facts about Uganda
Socket
close

Uganda

Uganda
Socket
  • Capital

    Capital

    Kampala

  • Local time

    Local time

    4:52

  • Population

    Population

    37.4 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +256

  • Currency

    Currency

    Sh UGX (shilling)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 379

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.40 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 180mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    236 040 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    16%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    10%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    71%

  • Railways

    Railways

    261km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    52 186

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Baganda - 17 %
    Ankole - 8 %
    Basoga - 8 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 33 %
    Protestant - 33 %
    Islam - 16 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    70.2%

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    Ganda or Luganda

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    46 400

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    10.5 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    16.4%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    3.1%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    218%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    202 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    6.5%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    sugar, brewing, tobacco, cotton textiles, cement, steel production

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coffee, tea, cotton, tobacco, cassava (tapioca), potatoes, corn, millet, pulses

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    copper, cobalt, hydropower, limestone, salt, arable land, gold

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    copper, cobalt, hydropower, limestone, salt, arable land, gold

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    89%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    5 229kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    122 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    5

Back to results

What not to do when visiting Uganda

1/6
Marker Uganda
Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting. To express special deference, the hand-shaker may lightly grip his hand-shaking forearm with the opposite hand.

Tick
2/6
Marker Uganda
Street & Behavioral

Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public - keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

Cross
Tick
3/6
Marker Uganda
Street & Behavioral

Don’t forget humour plays a significant role in communicating. Stories and proverbs are common means of expressing a point indirectly and require the implicit knowledge of the listener.

Tick
Did you know

Did you know?

Uganda is home to 11% of the world’s bird population.

4/6
Marker Uganda
Business & Communication

Don’t leave your drink or food unattended.

Cross
Tick
5/6
Marker Uganda
Business & Communication

Don’t point to people with your index finger - it’s rude. Use the whole hand/arm instead.

Cross
Tick
Tell us your experience

Tell us your experience

We love to hear from people who have travelled the world and know ‘what not to do’. Why not help other people on their travels?

Submit your story

6/6
Marker Uganda
Street & Behavioral

Don’t forget consensual same-sex sexual relations are criminalised in Uganda.

Cross

Still looking for somewhere to stay?

Book a holiday you will tell your friends about.

People

Search through our partner and support us

Booking.com