Located in the continent of Africa, Rwanda covers 24,668 square kilometers of land and 1,670 square kilometers of water, making it the 150th largest nation in the world with a total area of 26,338 square kilometers.
Rwanda became an independent state in 1962, after gaining its sovereignty from Belgium. The population of Rwanda is 11,689,696 (2012) and the nation has a density of 474 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Rwanda is the Rwanda Franc (RWF). As well, the people of Rwanda are refered to as Rwandan.
The dialing code for the country is 250 and the top level internet domain for Rwandan sites is .rw.
To learn more, visit our detailed Rwanda section.
|Density||473.9 / km2 ( 1,227.3 / mi2 )|
|Languages||English, French, Kinyarwanda|
|GDP||7,890,190,337 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||675 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||24,668 km2 (9,524 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,670 km2 (645 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo|
What is the capital of Rwanda?
Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda. It has a population of 745,261, and is located on a latitue of -1.95 and longitude of 30.06.
Kigali is also the political center of Rwanda, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Kigali, the Capital Of Rwanda
|Elevation||1542 meters over sea level|
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