Uganda Country Quickfacts
|Area:||241,038 km² |
93,065 sq mi
|Credit Cards:||Visa is the major credit card within Uganda. Other cards can be used in city centres.|
|Currency:||Ugandan shilling (UGX)|
|Departure Tax:||There is no departure tax at Ugandan airports.|
|Drives on the:||Left|
220 - 240 V (Great Britian configuration)
|Ethnic Groups:|| |
|Location:||Uganda is where the East African savannah meets the West African jungle. Where else but in this impossibly lush country can one observe lions prowling the open plains in the morning and track chimpanzees through the rain forest undergrowth the same afternoon, then the next day navigate tropical channels teeming with hippo and crocs before setting off into the misty mountains to stare deep into the eyes of a mountain gorilla?|
|Official Language(s):||English. Also predominant is Bantu, Nilotic and Central Sudanic.|
|Religion:||Christian (Roman Catholic, Anglican), Islam|
|Time Zone:||EAT (UTC+3)|
|Tipping:||Tipping is accepted in Uganda. 10% for restaurants is normal, yet most taxis do not expect a tip. |
Uganda Travel Information
At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Uganda.
Learn about the history and culture of Uganda, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Uganda's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Uganda for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Uganda tours today!
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