Uganda: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population Unavailable
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.04 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code UG
3-letter ISO code UGA
Numeric ISO code 800
UN Region[1] Eastern Africa
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Programs 24 view
Energy Organizations 0
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Republic of UgandaJamhuri ya Uganda Flag of Uganda Coat of arms of Uganda Motto: "Kwa ajili ya Mungu na Nchi yangu""For God and My Country" Anthem: Oh Uganda, Land of Beauty Location of Uganda Capitaland largest cityKampala Official languages Swahili English Vernacularlanguages Luganda Luo Runyankore Runyoro Ateso Lumasaba Lusoga Samia Swahili Ethnic groups (2002) 16.9% Baganda 9.5% Banyankole 8.4% Basoga 6.9% Bakiga 6.4% Iteso 6.1% Langi 4.7% Acholi 4.6% Bagisu 4.2% Lugbara 2.7% Bunyoro 29.6% others Demonym Ugandan Government Presidential republic  -  President Yoweri Museveni  -  Vice President Edward Ssekandi  -  Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi Legislature Parliament Independence  -  from the United Kingdom 9 October 1962   -  Current constitution 8 October 1995  Area  -  Total 236,040 km 91,136 sq mi   -  Water (%) 15.39 Population  -  2012 estimate 35,873,253  -  2002 census 24,227,297  -  Density 137.1/km 355.2/sq mi GDP  2011 estimate  -  Total $46.368 billion  -  Per capita $1,341 GDP (nominal) 2012 estimate  -  Total $19.399 billion  -  Per capita $532 Gini (1998)43medium HDI (2011)11px 0.446low · 161st Currency Ugandan shilling Time zone EAT  -  Summer  not observed  Drives on the left Calling code +256 ISO 3166 code UG Internet TLD .

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 200 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 743,105,753 MWh/year 70 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 124 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 110 2010 CIA World Factbook

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Uganda Policy and Regulatory Overview

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Uganda.

  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Uganda is a country in Africa.
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