Published on January 28th, 2014 | by Geckos Tales Team
10 FACTY THINGS ABOUT UGANDA
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Read time: less than a minuteWant to know what makes Uganda ‘The Pearl of Africa’? Read on.Â
Feeling peckish? Chow down on one of Ugandaâs most popular snacks, fried grasshoppers. Tastes like real grasshopper.
Ugandans love their bananas. So much, that itâs a staple in most meals. Their favourite daily dish is mashed banana and beans, otherwise called Matoke.Â
Ugandans point with their lips, not their hands. Which means youâll come back from there with a serious trout pout.
Ugandans have come up with a solution to keeping fish smells out of cars. Tie the fish to the front of the car.
One of the many sources of the Nile is Rippon Falls at Lake Victoria. Totally Nile-y dude.
There are around forty languages spoken in Uganda. But English is the most common, which should make life easy.
7. SHORT CALLÂ
Â Has nothing to do with telephones. It translates to âI need to do a number 1â.
8. LONG CALLÂ
Has nothing to do with shouting over distances. It translates to âI need to do a number 2â.
Â 9.Â 15,478,560 KG
The amount of coffee exported each month. Thatâs 990 million espressoâs worth.Â
Uganda has the worldâs youngest population with an average age of 15. So donât be offended if someone gives up their seat for âelderlyâ you.