Welcome to Uganda

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  UGANDA - Republic of Uganda                                                                                                                   Home

Capital: Kampala
Large Cities: Jinja, Mbale, Masaka, Entebbe
Languages: English, Luganda and Swahili
Religion: Tribal, Christianity and Islam
Currency: Uganda Shilling

History: Uganda is an equatorial state in East Africa. Formerly a British protectorate, Uganda became independent in 1962 and a republic in 1963. A military coup led by Lt. Gen. Tito Okello ousted Milton Obote's Govt. in 1985. Milton Obote had himself come to power after ousting dictator Idi Amin in 1979. In 1972, nearly all of Uganda's 45,000 Asians were expelled.

Crops: The economy is agricultural. Main products are coffee (Africa's biggest producer) and cotton.

Industry: Tea, sugar, tobacco, textiles, beer and cement.

Minerals: Copper, cobalt. Uganda's economy has become the fastest growing in Africa.

Mission in India:
Uganda High Commission
B-3/26, Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi - 110 057, India
Tel: 91 - 11 - 2614 4413, 2614 5817
Fax: 91 - 11 - 2614 4405
Email: ughcom@ndb.vsnl.net.in

Indian Mission in Uganda:
High Commission in India
Plot No. 11, Kyandonda Road
Nakasero, PO Box 7040
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 00 - 256 - 41 - 257368
Fax: 00 - 256 - 41 - 254943
Email: hicomind@starcom.co.ug

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