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Flag of Rwanda
Land Area 24,668 km2
Water Area 1,670 km2
Total Area 26,338km2 (#144)
Population 12,988,423 (#73)
Population Density 526.53/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $21.97 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,900
Currency Franc (RWF)
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Rwanda Flag:
Flag of Rwanda

The new Rwanda flag was officially adopted on October 25, 2001. It was designed by a local artist.

The green is symbolic of the country's prosperity, the yellow is symbolic of potential and real economic development, and the blue is symbolic of happiness and peace. The sun and its rays are said to represent enlightenment.

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Rwanda Coat of Arms:
Flag of Rwanda

The national seal of Rwanda was restyled in 2001, and contains tribal devices centered and encircled by a square knot.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Rwanda Trivia

What Languages are Spoken in Rwanda?

Kinyarwanda is a Bantu ethnic language with more than 12 million speakers in various countries including the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and Rwanda. In Rwanda, Kinyarwanda is an official language and the only ethnic language.

What Languages Are Spoken in Rwanda?

What are the ethnic groups of Rwanda?

84% of the Rwanda population are Hutu, 15% are Tutsi, and 1% are Twa.

Ethnic Groups Of Rwanda

What are the Ecological Regions of Rwanda?

Ecological regions of Rwanda include the Albertine Rift Montane Forests and the Ruwenzori-Virunga Montane Moorlands.

Ecological Regions Of Rwanda

Which Countries Border Rwanda?

Rwanda is bordered by four countries: Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, Burundi to the south and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the west.

Which Countries Border Rwanda?

Which Is The Most Populous City In Rwanda?

Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, is the most populous city in the country with 745,261 residents. Kigali encompasses an area of 280 square miles in central Rwanda and sits at an elevation of 5,141 feet above sea level. Kigali is a relatively new settlement in the history of Rwanda and was established in 1907 during German colonial rule. It did not become the capital of the country until 1962, the year of Rwandan independence. The economy of this city relies on the nearby tin ore mining operations, from where the ore is brought into the city for processing.

Biggest Cities In Rwanda

What is the Currency of Rwanda?

The official currency of Rwanda is the Rwandan franc.

What is the Currency of Rwanda?

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