The population is young and predominantly rural, with a density among the highest in Africa.

Christianity is the largest religion in the country; the principal language is Kinyarwanda, spoken by most Rwandans, with French and English serving as official languages.

Rwanda's economy suffered heavily during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, but has since strengthened.

  • Rwanda is a land locked country.
  • Rwanda has largest boundary with Burundi which is approximately 290 km.
  • Rwanda has shortest boundary with Uganda which is approximately 169 km.
  • The largest river in Rwanda is Nile which is 6650 km.
  • The largest export partner of Rwanda is Kenya.
  • The largest import partner of Rwanda is Kenya.

Tourist Attraction#

Mountain gorillas live on the slopes of Rwanda's Mount Sabyinyo.

National Facts#

  • The national animal of Rwanda is Leopard.

Leopard, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from unter CC