The currency used in Uganda is called as the . This currency is denoted with the currency sign and the ISO 4217 Code for the is .
The , is the official currency of the Uganda . It is divided into 100 smaller units called .
The constitution of Uganda provides that the Uganda government shall have the power to print the and coins to be used as a legal tender in Uganda.
The bank notes and coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the .
Currently printed bank notes denominations are
and the coins are minted in the denominations of .