Rwanda

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PROFILE
  • Area: 26,338 sq. km (10,169 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 12,988,423 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.53% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 60.1 years (2016)
  • Languages: Kinyarwanda only (official) 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%
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 49.5%, Protestant 39.4% (includes Adventist 12.2% and other Protestant 27.2%), other Christian 4.5%, Muslim 1.8%, animist 0.1%, other 0.6%, none 3.6%, unspecified 0.5%
  • Formal name: Republic of Rwanda
  • Alternate names: Republic of Rwanda, Republika y’u Rwanda, République du Rwanda, République Rwandaise, Résidence du Ruanda, Ruanda, Rwandese Republic
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Paul KAGAME; head of government: Prime Minister Anastase MUREKEZI
  • Capital: Kigali
  • Administrative divisions: 4 provinces and 1 city
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $1,800 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: coffee, tea, hides, tin ore
  • Imports: foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, steel, petroleum products, cement and construction material
  • Currency: Rwandan franc (RWF)
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