Rwanda Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: The typical evening meal for a child is likely to consist of a special maize meal sort of cake with... More
  • Family: A rugo (traditional Rwandan homestead) consists of several beehive-shaped houses within a larger, fenced compound. The main family house is... More
  • Fashion: Western style of clothing is typical but most of the clothing is used or of low quality. More
  • Visiting: Visiting relatives and friends is an important activity in Rwanda. People who do not regularly visit their relatives and friends... More

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Capital Kigali
Government Type republic; presidential, multiparty system
Currency RWF
Population 12,012,589
Total Area 10,169 Square Miles
26,338 Square Kilometers
Location Central Africa, east of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Language Kinyarwanda (official) universal Bantu vernacular, French (official), English (official), Kiswahili (Swahili) used in commercial centers

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