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Atlas of Rwanda

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Rwanda

KinyaRwanda Rwanda - Repubulika y'u Rwanda

U Rwanda n'igihugu giherereye muri Afurika, mu nsi y'Umurongo wa Koma y'isi. Hari umujyi mu Rwanda, witwa Kigali.

Français Rwanda - République Rwandaise

La République Rwandaise, surnommée le pays des mille collines, est un pays d'Afrique centrale. Il partage des frontières avec l'Ouganda au nord, la Tanzanie à l'est, le Burundi au sud et la République démocratique du Congo à l'ouest.

English Rwanda - Republic of Rwanda

The Republic of Rwanda is a small landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of east-central Africa, with a population of approximately 8 million. It is bordered by ► Uganda, ► Burundi, the ► Democratic Republic of the Congo and ► Tanzania. Its fertile and hilly terrain, which gives it the title "Land of a Thousand Hills", supports the densest populations in continental Africa.


Short name  Rwanda
Official  name Republic of Rwanda
Status Independent country since 1962
Location Central Africa
Capital Kigali
Population 9,038,000 inhabitants
Area 26,328 km²
Major  languages Kinyarwanda, French, English (all official)
Major  religions Roman Catholicism, Protestantism
More information Rwanda, Geography of Rwanda, History of Rwanda and Politics of Rwanda
More  images Rwanda - Rwanda (Category).

General maps

Rw-map.png Map of Rwanda
Carte du Rwanda (en anglais)
Carte Rwanda.png Map of Rwanda (in French)
Carte du Rwanda
Rwanda Provinces 2006.png Provinces of Rwanda (2006)
Provinces du Rwanda (2006)
Rwanda districts.png Districts of Rwanda
Districts du Rwanda

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Rwanda, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Rwanda.

German East Africa.PNG Rwanda as part of German East Africa
Afrique orientale allemande, dont le Rwanda faisait partie.
Deutsch-Ostafrika
Karte Deutsch-Ostafrika.PNG Rwanda as part of German East Africa
Rwanda dans le cadre de l'Afrique orientale allemande.
Ruanda als Teil von Deutsch-Ostafrika.
Rwanda Provinces.png Provinces of Rwanda before 2006
Provinces du Rwanda avant 2006
Rwanda.geohive.gif Provinces of Rwanda before 2006
Provinces du Rwanda depuis

Other maps

RwandaRoads.jpg Roads of Rwanda
Carte routière du Rwanda

Satellite maps

Rwanda satellite map.png Satellite map
Image du Rwanda prise par satellite
Rwanda sat.png Satellite map
Carte satellite

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