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.
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.
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.
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.
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.