Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Uganda

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UGANDA
UGANDA

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Uganda - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

256

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

EAU

Internet country code

UG

GRC Country Code

UGA

Uganda - Languages

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Languages map External

46 languages are spoken in Uganda. The geographical distribution of these languages is complex. The official language is English External (mainly spoken as a second language by 1 000 000 people). Widely spoken languages include: Acholi External (746 796 speakers); Aringa External (588 830 speakers); Chiga External (1 391 442 speakers); Ganda External (3 015 980 speakers); Kenyi External (1 200 000 speakers); Lango External (977 680 speakers); Masaba External (751 253 speakers); Nyankore External (1 643 193 speakers); Rwanda External (532 692 speakers); Soga External (1 370 845 speakers); Swahili External and Teso External (999 537 speakers).

Uganda - Example address format

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Addresses will be a post office box number and will be written in English.

Though postal deliveries are only to mailing addresses, street addresses will be found for the use of couriers, visitors etc. As not all streets are named, these may often be descriptive and unstructured, but usually written in English. Examples:

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Uganda - Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Uganda - Postal codes

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Uganda has no postal code system.

Uganda - Postal code format

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Uganda - Postal code specifics

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Uganda - Postal code regular expression

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Uganda - Postal code level of coverage

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Uganda - Administrative districts

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Administrative Districts Graphic

Telephone numbers in Uganda

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Ugandan numbers have 9 digits when called from abroad. Mobile numbers have one of these area codes: 700-706, 71, 7260, 730, 733, 736, 75, 77-797.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

Properties with value Uganda


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