Geography in Uganda

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Geography in Uganda


The continent: Africa
  
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Area in Uganda


Surface area

241 550 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 233 (66,09%); 32 in Africa from 56 (44,64%)

Land area

200 520 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 230 (64,35%); 32 in Africa from 54 (42,59%)

Territorial waters

41 030 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 14 in the world of 153 (91,50%); 4 in Africa from 40 (92,50%)

Land use in Uganda


Land area

200 520 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 230 (64,35%); 32 in Africa from 54 (42,59%)

Agricultural land

71,89 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 16 in the world of 208 (92,79%); 8 in Africa from 53 (86,79%)
1,04 % (0,208 % annual) ↘
min: 45,13; max: 72,14; max-min: 27,00 (37,43%); mid: 58,64;
13,25 (18,44%)
144 150 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 61 in the world of 209 (71,29%); 27 in Africa from 54 (51,85%)
1,04 % (0,208 % annual) ↘
min: 90 180; max: 144 650; max-min: 54 470 (37,66%); mid: 117 415;
26 735 (18,55%)
0,369 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 105 in the world of 207 (49,76%); 38 in Africa from 52 (28,85%)
16,52 % (3,30 % annual) ↗
min: 0,369; max: 1,31; max-min: 0,945 (71,90%); mid: 0,842;
-0,473 (-127,95%)

Arable land

34,41 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 23 in the world of 206 (89,32%); 9 in Africa from 53 (84,91%)
2,17 % (0,435 % annual) ↘
min: 15,76; max: 34,41; max-min: 18,65 (54,19%); mid: 25,09;
9,32 (27,09%)
69 000 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 206 (83,98%); 10 in Africa from 53 (83,02%)
2,17 % (0,435 % annual) ↘
min: 31 000; max: 69 000; max-min: 38 000 (55,07%); mid: 50 000;
19 000 (27,54%)
0,177 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 206 (60,19%); 29 in Africa from 53 (47,17%)
15,19 % (3,04 % annual) ↗
min: 0,177; max: 0,470; max-min: 0,293 (62,40%); mid: 0,323;
-0,147 (-82,98%)

Forest area

10,36 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 159 in the world of 205 (22,93%); 36 in Africa from 53 (33,96%)
32,55 % (6,51 % annual) ↗
min: 10,36; max: 23,78; max-min: 13,42 (56,44%); mid: 17,07;
-6,71 (-64,78%)
20 770 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 102 in the world of 206 (50,97%); 33 in Africa from 54 (40,74%)
32,55 % (6,51 % annual) ↗
min: 20 770; max: 47 510; max-min: 26 740 (56,28%); mid: 34 140;
-13 370 (-64,37%)
0,053 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 163 in the world of 204 (20,59%); 41 in Africa from 52 (23,08%)
56,07 % (11,21 % annual) ↗
min: 0,053; max: 0,273; max-min: 0,220 (80,53%); mid: 0,163;
-0,110 (-206,79%)

Terrestrial protected areas

16 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 97 in the world of 204 (52,94%); 24 in Africa from 53 (56,60%)
5,45 % (1,09 % annual) ↘
min: 12,27; max: 16; max-min: 3,73 (23,31%); mid: 14,14;
1,87 (11,66%)
32 520 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 74 in the world of 202 (63,86%); 28 in Africa from 51 (47,06%)
0,0000415 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 155 in the world of 202 (23,76%); 37 in Africa from 51 (29,41%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Uganda


Length of land borders

2 729 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 166 (58,43%); 29 in Africa from 49 (42,86%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 18 in Africa from 49 (65,31%)

lowest point

621 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 5 in the world of 73 (94,52%); 4 in Africa from 24 (87,50%)

highest point

5 110 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 232 (89,22%); 3 in Africa from 56 (96,43%)

Main parameters in Uganda


Population

39 032 383 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 35 in the world of 233 (85,41%); 10 in Africa from 56 (83,93%)
15,07 % (3,01 % annual) ↘
min: 6 788 211; max: 39 032 383; max-min: 32 244 172 (82,61%); mid: 22 910 297;
16 122 086 (41,30%)

Surface area

241 550 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 233 (66,09%); 32 in Africa from 56 (44,64%)

Population density

194,66 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 230 (69,57%); 10 in Africa from 54 (83,33%)
15,07 % (3,01 % annual) ↘
min: 35,07; max: 194,66; max-min: 159,59 (81,99%); mid: 114,86;
79,79 (40,99%)

Population growth rate

3,25 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 8 in the world of 216 (96,76%); 5 in Africa from 54 (92,59%)
2,03 % (0,406 % annual) ↗
min: 2,65; max: 3,51; max-min: 0,861 (24,53%); mid: 3,08;
0,175 (5,38%)

Surface area

0,619 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 75 in the world of 233 (68,24%); 10 in Africa from 56 (83,93%)
17,75 % (3,55 % annual) ↗
min: 0,619; max: 3,57; max-min: 2,95 (82,65%); mid: 2,09;
-1,47 (-238,14%)