Flag of Uganda 🇺🇬

Flag of Uganda

The flag of Uganda 🇺🇬 was designed in 1962 by Ugandan minister of Justice Grace Ibingira. It consists of two times repeated tricolor of in total six horizontal stripes of black, yellow and red color - colors characteristic of the Ugandan People's Congress, which came to power in 1962. In the center of the flag, Crowned Crane in a white circle with a red comb is shown. The Crane is a national bird of Uganda and it appeared on the national coat of arms already by the time when Uganda was a British colony. The bird is supposed to symbolize progress of the country. The flag has remained unchanged in spite of numerous political changes and upheavals since its adoption.

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Country Uganda
Capital city Kampala
Continent Africa
Population 35,357,000 (2013)
Total area 241,038 km2
Formation /
Highest point Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley (5,110 m)
GDP $ 1,424 (IMF, 2012)
Currency ugandan shilling (UGX)
Code UG (UGA)
Calling code +256
Internet TLD .ug

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