161 (over 186 countries)
Kampala (population 1.3 million)
Baganda (17%), Banyankole (8%), Basoga (8%), Iteso (8%), Acholi and Langi. Small Asian and European communities.
English is the official language. Swahili and Luganda widely spoken.
Christianity, with a sizeable Muslim minority.
Head of State
President Yoweri Museveni (elected February2011)
Associations with International Organisations
East African Community (EAC), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), African Union (AU), Commonwealth, United Nations (UN) –, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook