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 0.38 AUD 3.83 AUD 38.26 AUD 382.57
Canada CAD 0.04 CAD 0.38 CAD 3.76 CAD 37.63 CAD 376.27
Ireland EUR 0.03 EUR 0.27 EUR 2.67 EUR 26.75 EUR 267.49
New Zealand NZD 0.04 NZD 0.40 NZD 3.96 NZD 39.61 NZD 396.12
South Africa ZAR 0.37 ZAR 3.68 ZAR 36.77 ZAR 367.73 ZAR 3,677.28
United Kingdom GBP 0.02 GBP 0.23 GBP 2.29 GBP 22.93 GBP 229.34
United States of America USD 0.03 USD 0.28 USD 2.82 USD 28.16 USD 281.57

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

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