Rwanda, Kigali

Map of Rwanda showing the five provinces in various colours, as well as major cities, lakes, rivers, and areas of neighbouring countries

GOVERNMENT: UNITARY SEMI-PRESIDENTIAL REPUBLIC

PRESIDENT: PAUL KAGAME

PRIME MINISTER: ANASTAZE MUREKEZI

MOTTO: “Ubumwe, Umurimo, Gukunda Igihugu” – “Unity, Work, Patriotism”

ANTHEM: RWANDA NZIZA

CAPITAL: KIGALI

LARGEST CITY: KIGALI

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: KINYARWANDA, ENGLISH, FRENCH, KISWAHILI

POPULATION: 12 000 000 estimate (2016)

CURRENCY: RWANDAN FRANC – RWF

HIGHEST POINT: MOUNT KARISIMBI (4507)

RAINY SEASON: FEBRUARY TO JUNE, SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER

DRY SEASON: JUNE TO SEPTEMBER, DECEMBER TO FEBRUARY

RELIGION: ROMAN CATHOLICS 43,7%, PROTESTANTS 37,7%, SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS 11,8%, ISLAM 2%

The flag of Rwanda: blue, yellow and green stripes with a yellow sun in top right corner
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