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Area: 236580 sq km (147,863 sq m)
Population: 31.78million (2009 estimate)
37.9million (2015 projection)
Population growth rate: 3.2%
Capital City: Kampala
Life expectancy: 50.4 years
Religious affiliations: Roman Catholic: 41%
Anglican 40%
Muslims 5%
Others (including Born Again Pentecostal) 4%
GDP per capita (US$): 370
Currency: Uganda shillings (UGX)
Official language: English (Others, luganda, Swahili, Bantu directs)
Literacy rate: 65%
Population living below the poverty line: 41.1%
Disease burden: HIV prevalence: 6.4%
Children age 6-69 month’s aneamic; 73%, Millennium Development Goal target is 31
Average < 5 years mortality rate per 1000 live birth is 137, MDG 2015 target 56
Children age 6-69 month with VIT A deficiency; 27%
Children age 6-69 month’s aneamic; 73%
Prevalence of fever in children under 5 years: 40.9%
Country orphan rate: 15%
Orphan age range: 6 to 15 years
Popular tourist attraction: Mountain gorilla tracking, Animal/game parks
Famous slogan: Uganda- the pearl of Africa
FACTS ABOUT KIGEZI REGION AND KABALE
Population density: 282 persons per sq km
Kabale orphan rate: 8.3%
2nd in the country with: <5 years mortality rate at 181 per 1000
Children under age five who are stunted: 50%
Temperatures range:
Valleys altitudes: as low as 1,200m above sea level
Highland Altitudes at several places: over 2,400 m above sea level.
Kabale Town: 440 kms (263 miles) from Kampala (8-10 hours drive)
Popular Tourist sights and activities: Mountain gorilla tracking, sightseeing on lake Bunyonyi, Hushing/hill hiking