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Capital : Kigali
Language :  Kinyarwanda, English, French
Currency :  Rwandan franc
Population : 11 553 188
Area : 26 338 km2

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Rwanda facts
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. This country has more than 107,000 motor vehicles (10 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. Communication is at a high level. Buses leave on time, and between major cities run every half hour.

3. The national top-level domain is .rw . There are over 2,080 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .rw are google.rw, newtimes.co.rw and igihe.rw.

5. There are no street names.

6. In this country there are more than 4 700 km of paved roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 7 airports, 4 of the paved surface.

8. American oceanologists have managed to discover fish living in the Marian Trench at a depth of 8178 meters. Interestingly, it is small and transparent.

9. The press is heavily censored.

10. The country comes out of the dark thanks to Chinese energy-saving light bulbs.

11. To admire alpine gorillas, you have to pay $ 750 per hour.

12. Full name of the country – Republic of Rwanda.

13. Cassava, sweet potatoes, sorghum, sweetcorn, bananas are popular foods.

14. Political system – republic.


Geography in Rwanda

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1. The tranquility of the Virunga Mountains is disturbed only by frequent but light earthquakes.

2. The lowest situated place in the country is the Rusizi River – 950 m above sea level.

3. The lowest point of Rwanda is the Rusizi River, located at an altitude of 950 m.n.p.m.

4. This country is referred to as “a thousand hills”.

5. The country is 12 times smaller than Poland.

6. The longest river is Kagera.

7. The highest peak is Karisimbi, 4,507 m above sea level.

8. In Rwanda, there are 19,200 km2 of agricultural land (78% of the country’s area).

9. The city of the highest located in the country is Byumba.

10. 5344 km2 of the country is covered by forests (21.7%)

11. Rwanda borders on such countries as: Burundi 290 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 217 km, Tanzania 217 km, Uganda 169 km.

76. The nearest capital in a straight line from Kigali is Bujumbura (Burundi) – 184 km.

77. The furthest capital in a straight line from Kigali is Apia (Samoa) – 17034 km.


Finance in Rwanda

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1. The minimum wage varies from 500 francs to 1000 francs per day depending on the industry (data from 2013).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.6%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 8,760,000,000 (PLN 37,492,800,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 9,140,000,000 (PLN 39,119,200,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 28% of GDP, which is about: $ 2,452,800,000 (PLN 10,497,984,000),
2018 year was 40.2% GDP, i.e. around: $ 3 674 280 000 (PLN 15 725 918 400). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 326 (PLN 1,396).

7. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 1,778,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 2,453,000,000 .

8. The country has over $1,128,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0096% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Rwanda

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1. Built-up speed allowed is 40 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 80 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. Entering the center of the capital by bicycle is forbidden.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

7. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 21.

8. Rwanda is the only country in Africa where the mandate threatens to spread plastic bags.

9. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 16 days.

10. The last death penalty was carried out in 1998.


Education in Rwanda

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

3. The average IQ level is 70.

4. In a country that is 29.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 3,322,456 people).


Work in Rwanda

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1. The minimum wage varies from 500 francs to 1000 francs per day depending on the industry (data from 2013).

2. The unemployment rate is 16% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 16 days.

5. The work week is 45 hours.


Best in Rwanda

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is the Rusizi River – 950 m above sea level.

2. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

3. The lowest point of Rwanda is the Rusizi River, located at an altitude of 950 m.n.p.m.

4. The most famous Pole in Rwanda is the religious sister of Saint. Faustyna Kowalska.

5. The longest river is Kagera.

6. The highest peak is Karisimbi, 4,507 m above sea level.

7. Rwanda is the country with the largest percentage of people living in the countryside in the world.

8. The city of the highest located in the country is Byumba.

9. The lowest temperature: 0 °C was measured in Kinigi.

10. The highest temperature: 35.4 °C was measured in Kigali.


Society in Rwanda

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1. In Rwanda, an average person consumes about 9.8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 11.6%, spirit – 0.4%, and other alcoholic beverages – 88%.

3. In 2013, 526 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 40% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 4 510 000 people).

5. 81% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 70.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 22.9 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.5 children.

9. In this country, over 3 216 000 (2015) 3 724 678 (2018) people have access to internet (around 32% of the population).

10. Around 510,000 (2015) 490,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 395 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Catholicism, 56%.

14. Rwanda is the country with the largest percentage of people living in the countryside in the world.

15. The average age of people living in this country is 18.8 years.

16. In this country there are around:
4,833,000 people (41.83%) in the age range 0-14 years.
6,429,000 people (55.65%) in the age range 15-64 years.
291,100 people (2.52%) over 65 years old.

17. In this country, about 390,000 children are born each year (3.4% of the population), and about 104,000 people die (0.9% of the population).

18. 6 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 18% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 8 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 53.9 years (women – 55.1 years and men – 52.7 years).


Symbols of Rwanda

1. The new power that took over the country changed the national anthem, flag, currency and administrative names of cities and regions. All this so that nothing would be associated with the times from before 1994, when genocide occurred.

2. The national animal is a leopard.


History of Rwanda

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1. The new power that took over the country changed the national anthem, flag, currency and administrative names of cities and regions. All this so that nothing would be associated with the times from before 1994, when genocide occurred.

2. In about 100 days from April 6 to July 1994, during the mass genocide, about one million Rwandan inhabitants lost their lives.

3. Independence from Belgium was obtained on July 1, 1962.

4. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1961.

5. He joined the United Nations on September 18, 1962.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Rwanda?

The highest peak in Rwanda is Karisimbi (4507 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Rwanda?

The largest river in Rwanda is Kagera.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a leopard.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Rwanda?

Rwanda borders with such countries as: Burundi 290 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 217 km, Tanzania 217 km, Uganda 169 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 18.8 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage varies from 500 francs to 1000 francs per day depending on the industry (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Rwanda?

The population density is 468 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 35.4 ° C was measured in Kigali.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 0 ° C was measured in Kinigi.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta