oganda

Republic of Uganda:

Are found in the northern part of Lake Victoria, is bordered by Kenya to the east, Tanzania to the south, and Sudan to the north, Zaire

The west and from the south-west Rwanda.

Background: -

1 - Capital: Kampala city and is one of the largest cities in Uganda

2 - Size: - KM2 240232

3 - Land boundaries: total length of the land border - 2698: km.

4 - Waterways: 15% of the total area. -

5 - Population: 2012 -)  :(33,640,833

(2012population growth rate: (3.3%(

6 - Languages: -

Official language: English

In Uganda, forty languages, which are divided into three main families:) Bantu, -

Allelic and Central Sudan

7 - Currency: -

U.S. $ 1 = (UGX) 100 Ugandan shillings .. 1

8 - major religions: -

84% of Christianity -

12% Islam -

4% other -

9 - system of government - a Republican

The most important cities in Uganda: -

City                                      population

1 Kampala, Central Region         1353189

2 Gulu, northern region       146 858

3 Lira, Northern District      119 323

4 Mbarara, Western Region            97,500

5 Jinja, Eastern Region        93.061

6 Bwizibwera, Western Region 79.157

7 Mbale, Eastern Region      76.493

8 Mukono, Central Region   67.290

9 Kasese, Western Region    67.269

10 Masaka, Central Region  65.373

Economy: -

Main exports: -

Coffee, fish and fish products, tea, cotton, flowers and horticultural products; gold

The value of exports: -

$ 2,735,000,000(2012)

$ 2,519,000,000(2011)

Key partners: -

Kenya 11.6%, Rwanda 9.7%, UAE 9%, the Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.8%, Netherlands 7%, Germany 6.7%, Belgium 4.6%, Italy 4.3% (2011)

Imports details : -

Main imports : -

Capital equipment , automotive , petroleum and medical supplies ; grai

The value of imports : -(2012) $ 5,528,000,000   ،(2011) $ 5,002,000,000

Key partners: -

Kenya 14.9% , UAE 14 % , India 11.1 % , China 9.3% , South Africa 5.6 % , Japan 4.4% ( 2011(

Major industries in the state : -

The food industry, beverages , wood products , oil refining , automobile assembly , textiles , fertilizer , building materials , electricity, shipbuilding and repair .

The main crops in the state : -

- Uganda is an agricultural country where grown cassava , potatoes , corn , tobacco , rice, tea, cotton and sugar cane as well as fishing , animal husbandry and extraction of copper , tin and good cutting wood .

- The agriculture sector is one of the most important economic sectors in Uganda as it represents 29 % of the total GDP, coffee is one of the most important agricultural crops where Uganda produces nearly a fifth of world production.

- As in the east of the country spread cultivation of cotton , tea , tobacco cultivation is active in the north and west of the country , this is the forests and grasslands spread dramatically in Uganda, which contributed to the increased production of Khashab addition to providing an opportunity for livestock.

Electricity production :

A constant rate of generation of electricity, currently up to 250 MW

The value of exports : -

$ 2,735,000,000(2012)

$ 2,519,000,000(2011)

Key partners: -

Kenya 11.6 % , Rwanda 9.7%, UAE 9%, the Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.8 %, Netherlands 7 % , Germany 6.7 % , Belgium 4.6 %, Italy 4.3% (2011)

Economic indicators ( in 2012 ): -

1 - GDP : $ 51.27 billion (2012)

2- GDP per capita: 1,400 $ ( 2012 )

3 - real growth rate :% ( 2012) 2.6

4 - forecast gross domestic product growth ( GDP ) , according to the International Monetary Fund ( IMF ) :

In 2009 , the share of the economy of Uganda of total global gross domestic product ( GDP ) , adjusted by purchasing power parity , or 0.06 percent . In 2015 , and is expected to Uganda's share of global gross domestic product ( GDP ) to be 0.07 percent . This page includes a chart , historical data and projected average consumer price index Uganda .

- In 2009 , the share of Uganda 's economy of the world 's total GDP by 0.06 %.

- In 2015 is expected to be Uganda 's share of global GDP to be 0.07%.

5 - Inflation : 14% (2012)

18.7% ( 2011 ) [[

6 - Manpower: 16.55 million ( 2012 )

7 - Wages :

Maximum : 34,730,800 UGX

Minimum :, 000 750 UGX

8 - exchange rates for the U.S. dollar :

U.S. $ 1 = 1.2008 Ugandan Shilling

Taxes: 14.8 % of GDP (2012)

Corporate income tax : 30%

Sales Tax: 14.2% of GDP (2012)

12 - investors' confidence :

- World Investment Report for 2013 shows that Uganda has received the most foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2012 in the field of oil and gas, and mining.

- The report of the General Assembly of the United Nations and UNCTAD FDI inflows in Uganda increased by 92% from 000 000 894 dollars in 2011 to 1000000 , 172 dollars , an increase was thanks to the recent discoveries of oil in the country.

GDP by different sectors : -

 24.2% Agriculture:

Industry: 26.5 %                    49.3 % Services :

The volume of trade exchange between Egypt and Uganda : -

- Ranged volume of trade exchange between Egypt and Uganda in 2006 between 7 to $ 8 million and increased by the end of 2012 to reach about $ 60 million .

Agreements that have been signed between Egypt Uganda : -

Egypt shares with Uganda in the membership of the Free Trade Area of the COMESA , Uganda , however , you apply a 80% reduction on the tariff applied to Egyptian exports to the Ugandan market .

So it is dealing with Egyptian imports from the Ugandan market in accordance with the principle of reciprocity , provided the added value of not less than 45% of the total cost of the item at the door of the factory to be accompanied by a certificate of origin COMESA approved by the concerned authorities in the State.

Infrastructure: -

- Entebbe International Airport is the main international airport in Uganda.

Total : 46 airports

C major international airports

- Entebbe International Airport

Is the main international airport in Oungaaly the shores of Lake Victoria, and is about 41 km (25 mi) .

Airports paved : Total: 5

Airports unpaved : Total: 41

Ports :         

Port Bell

Jinja Harbour

About the road network and condition : -

Roads : -

Current : 70 746 km

Paved : 272.16 km

Unpaved : 54474 km ( 2003))

Natural Resources: -

Of the most important natural resources in the Republic of Uganda : copper, cobalt , hydropower , limestone , salt, and agricultural lands, and gold.

Tourism: -

Tourism in Uganda focuses on the landscape and wildlife in Uganda. It is a main driver of the business , investment and foreign exchange , and by the contribution ( 1.88 ) billion dollars as of August (2013 ) to the gross domestic product ( GDP ) in Uganda in FY 13 - 20

Places :

 - Murchison Falls National Park

- Queen Elizabeth National Park

- Kidepo Valley National Park

- Lake Mburo National Park

- Rwenzori Mountains National Park

- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

- Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

- Semliki National Park

- Kibaale National Park

- Mount Elgon National Park

Forests in Uganda : -

- Echuya Uganda Forest Reserve

- Kalinzu-Maramagambo Forest

- Bugoma Uganda Forest Reserve,

- Kasyoha-Kitomi Forest Reserve,

- Mt Elgon Uganda Forest Reserve,

- Rwenzori Uganda Forest Reserve

- Semiliki Uganda Forest Reserve,

- Budongo forest:

- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

- Mpanga Forest Reserve

- Kibaale Forest

- Otzi Forest Reserve

The most important banks: -

  - Standard Chartered Bank Côte d'Ivoire

 -Bridge Bank Group - Côte d'Ivoire

- Société Ivoirienne de Banque

 -Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l'Industrie de la Côte d'Ivoire

 -Compagnie Bancaire de l'Atlantique-Côte d'Ivoire

- Banque Régionale de Solidarité - Côte d'Ivoire

- Central Bank of West African States

- Société Générale de Banques en Côte d'Ivoire (SGBCI)

- Banque Internationale pour l'Afrique Occidentale

 -COFIPA Inversement Bank - Côte d'Ivoire

- Omni finance

 -Banque de l'Habitat de Côte d'Ivoire

- Banque pour le Financement de l'Agriculture

 -Banque Nationale d'Investissement

- Banque Atlantique Côte d'Ivoire (BACI)

- Ecobank Côte d'Ivoire

- Bank of Africa - Côte d'Ivoire

 -Versus Banque S.A.

- Citibank

Universities : -

• Busitema University (BU), Busitema, Busia District; 2007

• Gulu University (GU), Gulu; 2002

• Kyambogo University (KYU), Kyambogo, Kampala; 2003

• Makerere University (MAK), Makerere, Kampala; 1922

• Metropolitan University Business School (MUBS), Nakawa, Kampala; 1997

• Mbarara University of Science & Technology (MUST), Mbarara; 1989

• Muni University (MU), Arua; 2012 [3]

• Soroti University of Science and Technology (SUST), Soroti; 2013

List of private universities : -

  - University of Africa , Kampala ; Uganda

- The Aga Khan University , Kampala, and resolution 2001

- Saints University (ASU), Lira , 2008

- Bishop Stuart University , Mbarara 2003;

- University of Bugema (BUU), the Luweero; 1997

- University of Busoga University ( Ben Gurion ) , إيغانغا ; 1999

- Cavendish University Uganda ( CUU ) , Kampala ; , 2008

- University Ferland ( flu ) , Jinja, and resolution 2001

 - International School of Business and Technology (ISBAT), Kampala, Uganda.

- International University of the Health Sciences (IHSU), Kampala; 2008

- The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU), Mbale ; 1988

- Kabale University (KABU), Kabale , and resolution 2001

- Kampala International University ( Kurdistan Islamic Union ) , Kampala , 2001

- Kampala University (KU), Kampala; 2005

- Komi University ( Como ) , Komi ; 1999

- Royal University ( MRU ) , Masaka : 2007;

- Mountains of the Moon University ( MMU ) , Fort Portal : 2005;

- University of Ndejje (NDU), Luweero; 1992

- University of Nkumba (NU), Entebbe , 1999

- Uganda Christian University (UCU), Mukono ; 1997

- Uganda Martyrs University ( OMO ), Nkozi, neighborhood Mbeja ) 1993

- Uganda Pentecostal University ( UPU ), Fort Portal : 2005

- Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), Kampala; 2012

About the security situation : -

- The overall security situation in northern Uganda has improved a lot and had to enter the civilian police authorities to the north in addition to the great efforts made ​​by the GOU and the international community who have found a significant shift in 2012.

- Rarely do ordinary criminals and bandits roaming in the city , but still carry out armed attacks on vehicles, and when this happens , it is mostly for the night . For this reason it is not recommended after sunset travel outside the provincial capitals in the nort

Public holidays : -

• 1 January: New Year 's Holiday

• 26 January: Liberation Day

• 8 March: International Women's Day

• 6 April: Good Friday

• 9 April: Easter

• 1 May: Holiday Workers

• 3 June : Martyr's Day

• June 9 : National Heroes Day

• 8 August : Eid al-Fitr ( end of Ramadan )

• 9 October: Independence Day

• 26 October: Eid al-Adha ( Feast of Sacrifice )

• 25 December: Christmas Day

• 26 December: Boxing Day