Rwanda flag information
Description flag of Rwanda
three horizontal bands of sky blue (top, double width), yellow and green with a golden sun with 24 rays near the fly end of the blue band
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Official country name
Republic of Rwanda
Republika y'u Rwanda (long)
Ruanda, German East Africa
Rwandan(s) (noun) Rwanda (adjective)
Kinyarwanda (official) universal Bantu vernacular, French (official), English (official), Kiswahili (Swahili) used in commercial centers
republic; presidential, multiparty system
10,186,063 ranked 81, (data 2008)
most of the country is savanna grassland with the population predominantly rural. The lowest point is Rusizi River 950 m.
893km, Burundi 290 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 217 km, Tanzania 217 km, Uganda 169 km.
4 provinces (in French - provinces, singular - province; in Kinyarwanda - intara for singular and plural) and 1 city* (in French - ville; in Kinyarwanda - umujyi); Est (Eastern), Kigali*, Nord (Northern), Ouest (Western), Sud (Southern)
1 July 1962 (from Belgium-administered UN trusteeship)