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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Uganda.
Who wrote the Ugandan national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Uganda officially adopted?
Please add any valuable information like links to anthem's mp3, video, lyrics, free sheet music etc.
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The National anthem of Uganda is "Oh Uganda, Land of Beauty!".
Uganda's anthem lyrics were written by George Wilberforce KAKOMOA and the music was written by George Wilberforce KAKOMOA.
Adopted 1962.
 
 
Listen to Uganda national anthem on Youtube
 
Ugandan anthem lyrics (Official English)
Oh Uganda! may God uphold thee,
We lay our future in thy hand.
United, free,
For liberty
Together we'll always stand.
Oh Uganda! the land of freedom.
Our love and labour we give,
And with neighbours all
At our country's call
In peace and friendship we'll live.
Oh Uganda! the land that feeds us
By sun and fertile soil grown.
For our own dear land,
We'll always stand,
The Pearl of Africa's Crown.
 
Note: The anthem is one of the shortest in the world, and is occasionally performed twice in a row to lengthen it.
 
You can find more information about Ugandan anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Ugandan national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Uganda
Ugandan national symbol: grey crowned crane.

Uganda flag

Conventional short form country name: Uganda.
Conventional long form country name: Republic of Uganda.
 
Uganda Government Type: republic.
 
Republic is a representative democracy in which the people's elected deputies (representatives), not the people themselves, vote on legislation. 
 
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