The name of the country comes from the name of the kingdom of Buganda, the largest of the traditional kingdoms that make up Uganda, inhabited by 52 clans.

An excerpt from the article 32 facts about Uganda

The Kingdom of Buganda was established at the turn of the 14th and 15th centuries. In 1894, the British made it a protectorate, which lasted until 1962. It was then that Buganda became part of independent Uganda.

The inhabitants of Uganda and the kingdom of Buganda speak Swahili.