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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Uganda

Capital: Kampala
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
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Land area (km2): 199,810 (2007)
 
Population (people): 29,991,958 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 150.10 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 3.4% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 54 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 59 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,335.98 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 8.4% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Agoro - Agu 40463 40463 263 Not Reported
Ajai 1445 1445 148 III
Amudat 313096 313096 2053 VI
Atiya 315109 315109 188 Not Reported
Bokora Corridor 1436 1436 1816 III
Budongo 34804 34804 818 Not Reported
Bugoma 34805 34805 400 Not Reported
Bugungu 1438 1438 473 III
Buyaga Dam 40124 40124 159 Not Reported
Bwindi Impenetrable 18437 18437 327 II
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 61609 61609 327 Not Assigned
Iriri 313105 313105 1046 VI
Kadam 40590 40590 409 Not Reported
Kagombe 39985 39985 301 Not Reported
Kaiso Tonya 9186 9186 107 VI
Kalinzu 40027 40027 141 Not Reported
Karenga 313107 313107 956 VI
Karuma 1439 1439 675 III
Kasagala 40223 40223 102 Not Reported
Kasyoha - Kitomi 315143 315143 385 Not Reported
Katonga 1444 1444 210 III
Kibale 40002 40002 789 II
Kidepo Valley 958 958 1431 II
Kigezi 1443 1443 265 III
Kikonda 40146 40146 137 Not Reported
Kilak 40492 40492 103 Not Reported
Kyambura 1446 1446 155 III
Lake George 68242 68242 579 Not Reported
Lake Mburo 1441 1441 366 II
Lake Opeta Wetland System 902980 902980 566 Not Reported
Lomunga 313112 313112 184 VI
Lopeichubei 40597 40597 167 Not Reported
Mabamba Bay Wetland System 902982 902982 135 Not Reported
Mabira 34808 34808 310 Not Reported
Malabigambo 315118 315118 111 Not Reported
Matheniko 1437 1437 1757 III
Moroto 40588 40588 483 Not Reported
Mount Elgon 28175 28175 1110 II
Mount Elgon 902529 902529 1110 Not Reported
Mount Kei 40630 40630 415 VI
Murchison Falls 956 956 3878 II
Nangolibwel 40601 40601 198 Not Reported
Napak 40589 40589 220 Not Reported
North Maramagambo 315408 315408 295 Not Reported
Nyangea - Napore 40602 40602 423 Not Reported
Otze Forest White Rhino 31275 31275 187 IV
Pian Upe 1435 1435 2154 III
Queen Elizabeth 957 957 2108 II
Queen Elizabeth National Park 3051 3051 2530 Not Reported
Rom 40476 40476 109 Not Reported
Rwenzori Mountains 18438 18438 994 II
Rwenzori Mountains National Park 61608 61608 994 Not Assigned
Semuliki 40042 40042 221 II
South Busoga 40429 40429 161 Not Reported
South Maramagambo 317282 317282 148 Not Reported
Timu 40603 40603 122 Not Reported
Toro-Semuliki or Toro-Semliki 1440 1440 537 III
Zulia 40604 40604 925 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Albertine Rift montane forests 8.06 22.73 11.94 18.81 35.81
East African montane forests 1.89 58.42 29.16 7.0 14.02
East African montane moorlands 0.11 98.87 72.54 7.95 10.83
East Sudanian savanna 23.87 15.06 24.28 6.31 3.91
Lake 13.05 1.48 7.97 3.05 0.56
Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 7.7 43.37 20.03 5.72 12.39
Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 1.01 8.67 15.16 0.34 0.2
Rwenzori-Virunga montane moorlands 0.55 81.39 67.55 49.77 59.97
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic 43.77 12.08 14.82 63.99 52.16
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