Being that Uganda is situated at the geographical heart of the African continent, has long been a cultural melting pot as this is supported by the existence of 30 plus different indigenous languages belonging to five distinct linguistic groups and an equally diverse cultural mosaic of music, art and handcrafts. The central region is dominated by the Bantu group specifically the Baganda. The eastern region is another diverse area comprised of a number of different tribal groups including; Bagisu, Basamia/Bagwe, Basoga, Bagwere, Iteso, Japadhola, and the Sebei among others. The northern park comprise of Acholi, Langi, Alur, Kakwa, and Lugbara among others. The western region is also rich in tribal culture, it consists of; Batooro, Bakiga, Banyoro, Bakonjo/Bamba, Banyankore, Bafumbira and Bachwezi among others.
The Bantu are the most numerous and include the Baganda, who constitute over (18% of the population), and they considered the largest single ethnic group in Uganda, the people of the southwest comprise of 30% of the population, divided into five major ethnic groups, the Banyakole and Bahima 10%, the bakiga 8%, The Nanyarwanda 6% the Banyoro 3% and the Batoro 3%, the Lugbara in the northwest constitute 4%, and the Karamojong, Jopodhola 2%, Rundi 2%, residents of the north largely Nilotic, including the Langi, 6% and the Acholi 4%. The Basoga consist of 8%, Iteso 8%. Non-African (European, Asian, Arab) 1%, other 8%.