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Capital:Kampala
Area:236,040 km²
Population:28,195,754 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English (official), Luganda, Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 33%, Protestant - 33%, indigenous beliefs - 18%, Muslim - 16%.
Ethnic Group(s):Baganda - 17%, Ankole - 8%, Basoga - 8%, Iteso - 8%, Bakiga - 7%, Langi - 6%, Rwanda - 6%, Bagisu - 5%, Acholi - 4%, Lugbara - 4%, Batoro - 3%, Bunyoro - 3%, Alur - 2%, Bagwere - 2%, Bakonjo - 2%, Jopodhola - 2%, Karamojong - 2%, Rundi - 2%, non-African (European, Asian, Arab) - 1%, others - 8%.