Uganda Currency


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 0.37 AUD 3.75 AUD 37.49 AUD 374.90
Canada CAD 0.04 CAD 0.38 CAD 3.79 CAD 37.88 CAD 378.75
Ireland EUR 0.03 EUR 0.25 EUR 2.50 EUR 25.00 EUR 250.03
New Zealand NZD 0.04 NZD 0.40 NZD 3.99 NZD 39.90 NZD 398.97
South Africa ZAR 0.36 ZAR 3.62 ZAR 36.20 ZAR 362.01 ZAR 3,620.15
United Kingdom GBP 0.02 GBP 0.22 GBP 2.16 GBP 21.62 GBP 216.25
United States of America USD 0.03 USD 0.28 USD 2.81 USD 28.08 USD 280.81

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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