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Uganda Life


The population of Uganda consists mostly of members of more than 120 black African groups, the majority of which speak a Bantu language.The largest ethnic groups are the Sukuma and the Nyamwezi, each representing about a fifth of the country's population. Other groups of significant size include the Haya, Ngonde, Chagga, Gogo, Ha, Hehe, Nyakyusa, Nyika, Ngoni, Yao, and Masai.

The population also includes people of Indian, Pakistani, and Goan origin, and small Arab and European communities. Three-quarters of the people live in rural areas. About one-third of the population follows traditional religions. Islam is the religion of about one-third of the people and is dominant on Zanzibar. Roman Catholicism is the largest Christian denomination of Uganda, with some 6 million adherents. Swahili and English are the official languages of Uganda, but many people continue to use the language of their ethnic group.

Official language of Uganda is English.But other language also includes,Luganda and Swahili.

Christianity 66%,and the rest worships animism and Muslim.


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