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Republic of Rwanda
Repubulika y'u Rwanda  (Kinyarwanda)
République du Rwanda  (French)
Motto: "Ubumwe, Umurimo, Gukunda Igihugu"
"Unity, Work, Patriotism"
Anthem: Rwanda nziza
Beautiful Rwanda
Location of  Rwanda  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Rwanda  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Kigali
1°56.633′S30°3.567′E / 1.943883°S 30.059450°E / -1.943883; 30.059450
Official languages
Demonym
  • Rwandan
  • Rwandese
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic
Paul Kagame
Anastase Murekezi
LegislatureParliament
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Independence
• from Belgium
1 July 1962
Area
• Total
26,338 km2 (10,169 sq mi) (145th)
• Water (%)
5.3
Population
• 2015 estimate
11,262,564[1] (76th)
• 2012 census
10,515,973[2]
• Density
445[1]/km2 (1,152.5/sq mi) (29th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$24.717 billion[3]
• Per capita
$2,090[3]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$8.918 billion[3]
• Per capita
$754[3]
Gini (2010)51.3[4]
high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.498[5]
low · 159th
CurrencyRwandan franc (RWF)
Time zoneCAT(UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+250
ISO 3166 codeRW
Internet TLD.rw

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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