Things to know about Rwanda

Rwanda FlagThe Republic of Rwanda (Repubulika y'u Rwanda) is surrounded by Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Tanzania. The country has thousands of mountains, so the country is called a mountainous country. It is an independent country. It gained independence from Belgium. There are different types of nations in the country. They speak different languages. The official languages of the country are Kinyarwanda, English, and French. The capital of the country is Kigali. It is the largest city in the country. Kigali is the most populous city. Most of the country's economy comes from this city.


Rwanda is a small country in Africa. They are not economically developed. In fact, all countries in Africa are poor. The state of their economy is very bad. Rwanda has a large population but lags far behind due to corruption and riots. The main source of Rwanda's economy is mineral resources. They depend entirely on mineral resources. At one time there were no shops in the country. But now they have done a lot. The main source of livelihood of the country is diesel oil. They make a living by exporting diesel oil. They also generate electricity using water sources. However, the country's educated people still live in villages. The country's total GDP rate is 24.61 billion and the total per capita income is 2090 dollars. The country's official currency is the Rwandan Franc (RWF).

Nature and Culture

Although the country is very small, it has a beautiful natural environment. The country is called the land of a thousand hills. The mountains are very big and many climbers come there to graze the mountains. There are many rivers and lakes in the country. The natural environment of the country is very captivating. Every year many people come to visit the country. Besides the natural beauty of the country, there are many cultures. There are many ancient civilizations. People come to see them.


The head of state is the president. Many of the powers include cabinet-assisted policy-making, special powers, amnesty, running the armed forces, ratifying various agreements, signing presidential decrees, and declaring war or state of emergency. Elections were held every 6 years. The president is appointed by popular vote. The source of all power is the people. The President appoints the Prime Minister and all the members of the Cabinet. However, the internal situation of the country is very bad. They are known for the biggest riots and civil wars. The country's current president is Paul Kagame, who took office in 2000 following the resignation of his predecessor, Pastor Bijimung.