Official name: Republic of Uganda
Area: 241, 550 sq. km
Official languages: English
Other languages: Ganda (also called Luganda, Swahili, Arabic
Population: 34, 758,809 million (July 2013 est.)
Religions: Catholics (42 %) Protestants (42 %) Muslims (12 %), others 3 %
Independence day: October 1962 from the United Kingdom
Structure of Government:
Executive: The President of the Republic is both Chief of State and Head of Government. The President is elected by absolute majority popular vote for a 5-year term .
Legislative: The unicameral Parliament is also called the National Assembly. All the members serve 5-year terms.
Judicial: The Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court are the highest courts.
Foreign policy: Uganda is a member of AU, Commonwealth, OIC, ILO, IMF, Interpol, IOC, IOM, IPU, ISO (correspondent), OIC,UN, UNAMID, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNIDO, UPU, WCO, WSF (NGO's), WHO, WMO, WTO, etc.
GDP: 21, 243 billion USD
Main economic resources: Petroleum products, coffee, sugar cane, cotton, potatoes, fishing industry, etc
Major Trading Partners: Sudan, Kenya, Switzerland, Rwanda, India, China
Mixed legal system of English common law and customary law.
International: United Nations Treaty Series Online collection
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