Uganda - Fast Facts

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Fast Facts About Uganda

Time GMT/UTC +3

Population 27.6 million approx

Borders Safe and accessible land borders between Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania; risky land borders with Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Seasons Wet (March to May, October to November), dry (December to February, June to September)

Telephone Country code +256

Capital Kampala

Visa Usually required - please check with your travel agent

Languages English, Luganda

Currency Uganda Shilling (USH)

Vaccination required. Anti-malaria prophylactics should be taken on your doctor’s advice, and ask advice too regarding any immunizations recommended.

Dave McKelvie