Posted by: jacobgillard | February 22, 2008

Uganda: Quick Facts

  • 1 of 53 countries on the African continent
  • Area = 236,040 sq km or 91,136 sq mi (slightly smaller than Oregon or the U.K.)
  • Agriculture is the most important sector of the economy, employing over 80% of the work force, with coffee accounting for the bulk of export revenues.
  • Population (UN estimate) = 30,884,000 (38th most populous in world)
  • Time Zone = +3 GMT / UCT. (US Central Time Zone is 9 hours behind Uganda)
  • Minneapolis to Kampala (capital & largest city) = 12,708 kilometers or 7,896 miles
  • There are no non-stop flights from Middle America to East Africa. A stop in Europe is required and travel time door-to-door will be at least 24 hours.


    1. Hello to the Gillard family,
      I have just logged in to your website and am really enjoying all the information you have. Our church, First Lutheran, Grand Rapids, MN, is sponsoring you as missionaries.
      Kathy Schroeder

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