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 0.41||AUD 4.12||AUD 41.20||AUD 411.96|
|Canada||CAD 0.04||CAD 0.41||CAD 4.07||CAD 40.73||CAD 407.27|
|Ireland||EUR 0.03||EUR 0.26||EUR 2.65||EUR 26.48||EUR 264.78|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.04||NZD 0.44||NZD 4.39||NZD 43.94||NZD 439.45|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.48||ZAR 4.82||ZAR 48.23||ZAR 482.27||ZAR 4,822.69|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.02||GBP 0.20||GBP 1.99||GBP 19.85||GBP 198.53|
|United States of America||USD 0.03||USD 0.29||USD 2.88||USD 28.75||USD 287.52|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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