Country codes Uganda

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

UG

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

UGA

Internet TLD

.ug

Phone calling code

256

Large airports

1

Medium airports

3

Small airports

21

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

25

Largest airports in Uganda

There are 1 large airports in Uganda.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
HUEN EBB Entebbe International Airport Large airport Kampala

Airport codes in Uganda

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
HUAR RUA Arua Airport Medium airport Arua
HUEN EBB Entebbe International Airport Large airport Kampala
HUGU ULU Gulu Airport Medium airport Gulu
HUSO SRT Soroti Airport Medium airport Soroti

About Uganda

Uganda (native name: Uganda) is a country located in Eastern Africa. In total, the population of the country reaches 33.9 million inhabitants. Its capital is Kampala.

The international country code of Uganda is UG or UGA. Neighbouring countries are Congo (Kinshasa), Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania.

The common languages in Uganda are English(English) and Swahili(Kiswahili).
The only officially used currency is Ugandan shilling. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the Ugandan shilling with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 1 large, 3 medium and about 21 small airports in Uganda.

Travel to Uganda

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Uganda

Health

  • Malaria
    Malaria occurs in this country. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions
  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Tyfoid
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Cholera
    The authorities require a so-called cholera declaration when you enter the country by land
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

The tap water in Uganda is not safe to drink. Be sure to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 20.2°C (December) and 22.7°C (March).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
112
Ambulance
911
Fire departmemt
112

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Car rental

Rent a car in Uganda

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Uganda.

When traveling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. Renting a car lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Uganda quickly and hassle-free.

Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Uganda

Travel insurance helps protect against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It’s a wise thing to get travel insurance because you can easily spend over GBP 10,000 for treatment and transportation expenses. Don’t wait too long before purchasing a travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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