256 Country Code – Uganda Phone Code

256 is the country calling code for Uganda.

Uganda is a country on the continent of Africa. The capital city of Uganda is Kampala.

How to Call Uganda from the UK

To call a telephone number in Uganda from the UK:

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK, this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Uganda - 256.
  • Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
Uganda Country Code +256 00256
Uganda Country Code +256 00256

Time Difference

When calling Uganda from the UK, please note there is a time difference between Uganda and the UK.

The time right now in Uganda is . The date is .

The current time in the UK is . The date is .

The time difference between Uganda and UK (United Kingdom) is 2 hours.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Uganda is the Ugandan shilling (UGX).

The current exchange rates between the Ugandan shilling and the British pound (UGX to GBP, GBP to UGX) are:

  • 1 Ugandan shilling (UGX) = 0.000211 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 4734.662 UGX

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Uganda – Facts and Figures

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Uganda in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 42,723,139
  • 2017 - 41,162,465
  • 2016 - 39,647,506
  • 2015 - 38,225,453
  • 2014 - 36,912,148
  • 2013 - 35,695,246

Map of Uganda

The location of Uganda is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Uganda