Rwanda BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +2 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|1°56'49"S / 29°52'35"E|
|RW / RWA|
|Kinyarwanda only (official|
universal Bantu vernacular) 93.2%
Kinyarwanda and other language(s) 6.2%
French (official) and other language(s) 0.1%
English (official) and other language(s) 0.1%
Swahili (or Kiswahili
used in commercial centers) 0.02%
TYPE C EUROPEAN 2-PIN|
|Rwanda banks list|
Rwanda is a landlocked country located on the south side of the equator in central and eastern Africa, covering an area of 26,338 square kilometers. It borders Tanzania to the east, Burundi to the south, Zaire to the west and northwest, and Uganda to the north. The territory is mountainous and has the title of "country of a thousand hills". Most areas have tropical plateau climate and tropical grassland climate, which are mild and cool. Rwanda has a tropical grassland climate, with minerals such as tin, tungsten, niobium, and tantalum. Forests account for about 21% of the country's area. |
Rwanda, the full name of the Republic of Rwanda, is a landlocked country located on the south side of the equator in central and eastern Africa. It borders Congo (Kinshasa) to the west and northwest, Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, and Burundi to the south. There are many mountains and plateaus throughout the territory, and it is known as the "country of a thousand hills". Most areas have tropical plateau climate and tropical grassland climate, which are mild and cool.
The Tutsi people established a feudal kingdom in Rwanda in the 16th century. Since the middle of the 19th century, British, German, and Belgian forces have invaded one after another. In 1890 it became a protected area of "German East Africa". Occupied by Belgium in 1916. According to the Versailles Peace Treaty in 1922, the League of Nations “entrusted” Lu to Belgium to rule and became part of the Belgian Luanda-Ulundi. In 1946 it became a UN trusteeship. Still ruled by Belgium. In 1960, Belgium agreed to "autonomy" in Lu. Independence was declared on July 1, 1962, and the country was named the Republic of Rwanda.
The population is 8,128.53 million (August 2002). The official languages are Rwandan and English. 45% of residents believe in Catholicism, 44% believe in primitive religion, 10% believe in Protestant Christianity, and 1% believe in Islam.
Rwanda is a backward agriculture and animal husbandry country, and has been designated by the United Nations as one of the least developed countries in the world. The agricultural and animal husbandry population accounts for 92% of the national population. In 2004, Rwanda's economic growth slowed down due to the continued high international oil prices and severe droughts in parts of the country. The Rwandan government has adopted a series of measures to vigorously strengthen the construction of infrastructure, attract internal and external cooperation, and attract investment, and the macro economy has maintained stable operation.