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Jan 27, 2006

General Information

Bikes in forestSometimes it's better
to just go slow.
(Gungu, Uganda)

Population (2014 est.): 34,900,000 growth rate: 3.03% Literacy rate: 70% (2003 est.)

Religion: Roman Catholic 33%, Protestant 33%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 18%

Capital: Kampala

Currency: Ugandan Shilling.

Time Zone: GMT +3

Economy: Uganda has substantial natural resources, including fertile soils, regular rainfall, and sizable mineral deposits of copper and cobalt. Agriculture is the most important sector of the economy, employing over 80% of the work force. Coffee accounts for the bulk of export revenues.

National Holiday: Independence Day, 9 October (1962)

 
 
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