The Lord's Move to Africa

Uganda

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated February 19, 2020

No. of localities: 1
No. of saints in church life: 66
No. of saints attending the Table meeting: 50

Country Profile

Location: East Africa, west of Kenya, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Geographical Size: land: 197,100 sq km, water: 43,938 sq km Climate: tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August); semiarid in northeast
Population: 40,853,749 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 3.18% (2018 est.) 
Languages: English (official language, taught in schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages and the language used most often in the capital), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili (official), Arabic 
Religion: Protestant 45.1% (Anglican 32.0%, Pentecostal/Born Again/Evangelical 11.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.7%, Baptist .3%), Roman Catholic 39.3%, Muslim 13.7%, other 1.6%, none 0.2% (2014 est.) 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Kampala 
Economy: Uganda has substantial natural resources, including fertile soils, regular rainfall, substantial reserves of recoverable oil, and small deposits of copper, gold, and other minerals. Agriculture is one of the most important sectors of the economy, employing 72% of the work force. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $89.19 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 262,286 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 24,948,878 (2017 est.), Internet users 18,148,923 (September 2017) 
Information and map From CIA