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Rwanda

Facts and stats about Rwanda

12.01 million

Population. Ranked 73th in 2013.

$619.93

GDP per capita. Ranked 161st in 2012.

Borders

Burundi 290 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 217 km, Tanzania 217 km, Uganda 169 km
Largest city Kigali - 851,024
Capital city Kigali - 851,024
Major language Kinyarwanda (official), French (official), English (official), Swahili
Major religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit Rwandan franc
Alternative names Republika y'u Rwanda, Rwandese Republic, Rwanda
Groups Christian countries, Densely populated countries, Landlocked countries, Least Developed Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Rwanda Map

24,670 sq km

Sq. km. Ranked 140th in 2008.

Interesting observations about Rwanda

Rwanda ranked first for land use > arable land amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.
Rwanda ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2002.
Rwanda ranked second for birth rate amongst Densely populated countries in 2013.
Rwanda ranked first for prisoners amongst Landlocked countries in 2002.
Rwanda ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament globally in 2006.
Rwanda has had the highest parliament > seats held by women > percentage since 2004.
Rwanda has ranked last for population in largest city since 1960.
Rwanda has ranked last for agricultural machinery > tractors > per capita since 2000.
Rwanda has had the highest school enrolment rate > 1st grade since 2004.

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