The shilling (sign: /=; code: UGX) is the official currency of Uganda. The shilling has no subdivision as of 2013 and is commonly found in denominations of 1,000/=, 2,000/=, 5,000/=, 10,000/=, 20,000/=, 50,000/= bills and 100/=, 200/=, 500/=, 1,000/= coins. The currency's central bank is the Bank of Uganda and the Ugandan Shilling is considered a relatively stable currency. It is primarily used as the currency of choice in Uganda and in it's foreign exchange market. Also accepted as tender in Uganda, are the United States dollar, euro and sterling.
Ugandan Shilling Currency
Currency Exchange Rates
Uganda is one of the poorest counties in the world, even though it has continued to reduce the nations poverty. The country's economy is driven by coffee exports and other agriculture products.