Rwanda

ABOUT RWANDA

Rwanda is found in East Africa and is bordered by Uganda on the North East,Tanzania on the East,Democratic Republic of Congo on the North and Burundi on the South.

Geography
Area: 26,338 sq. km. (10,169 sq. km.); a
Cities: Capital–Kigali (est. pop. 1 million).
Terrain: Uplands and hills.
Climate: Mild and temperate, with two rainy seasons.

People
Population (2015 est.): 11,262,564.It has the highest Population density in Africa.
Religions (2015 est.): Christian 96.9%, Muslim 1.3%, traditional African 0.1%, other 0.9%, 0.7% claim no religious beliefs.
Languages: Kinyarwanda, French, English.
Economy
GDP: $20.343 billion
Real GDP growth rate: 8.2%. As of 2011
Per capita income (2015 est.): $1,784.
Agriculture (2010): 33.6% of GDP. Products–coffee, tea, pyrethrum (insecticide made from chrysanthemums), bananas, beans, sorghum, potatoes, and livestock.
Industry (2010): 14.1% of GDP. Types–cement, agricultural products, beer production, soft drinks, soap, furniture, shoes, plastic goods, textiles, cigarettes, and pharmaceuticals.
Services (2010): 52.3% of GDP.
Trade (2011 est.): Exports–$295 million: tea, coffee, cassiterite, coltan, and pyrethrum.

GEOGRAPHY
Rwanda is situated on an elevation of almost 9,000 feet.
Although located only two degrees south of the Equator, Rwanda’s has a temperate climate. During the two rainy seasons (February-May and September-December), heavy downpours occur almost daily, alternating with sunny weather.