The official currency is the Ugandan Shilling (UGX), which is divided into 100 cents. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks and bureaux de change; the best currencies to change are US Dollars, Euros or Pounds Sterling, but only exchange at official establishments. ATMs are available in major towns and cities. Credit cards are only accepted at major hotels, shops and restaurants, usually only in the cities.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Uganda||UGX 100||UGX 1,000||UGX 10,000||UGX 100,000||UGX 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.04||AUD 0.40||AUD 4.04||AUD 40.44||AUD 404.36|
|Canada||CAD 0.04||CAD 0.38||CAD 3.84||CAD 38.44||CAD 384.36|
|Ireland||EUR 0.03||EUR 0.26||EUR 2.61||EUR 26.07||EUR 260.72|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.04||NZD 0.44||NZD 4.40||NZD 43.96||NZD 439.64|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.45||ZAR 4.51||ZAR 45.07||ZAR 450.70||ZAR 4,506.98|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.02||GBP 0.21||GBP 2.06||GBP 20.57||GBP 205.68|
|United States of America||USD 0.03||USD 0.30||USD 2.97||USD 29.67||USD 296.71|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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