Rwanda is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -1.940278 and longitude 29.873888 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 1° 56' 25.00'' S
- 29° 52' 26.00'' E
You can see the location of Rwanda on the world map below:
Rwanda Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of Rwanda (RW) are:
- Burundi (BI)
- Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) (CD)
- Tanzania (the United Republic of) (TZ)
- Uganda (UG)
Rwanda is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.
Rwanda Related Content
Rwanda Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: RW|
Alpha 3: RWA
|Country Flag Emoji||🇷🇼|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+250|
|Country Area||26,338 sq km|
World Rank: 75
|Major languages||Kinyarwanda (official, universal Bantu vernacular) 93.2%, French (official) <.1, English (official) <.1, Swahili/Kiswahili (official, used in commercial centers) <.1, more than one language, other 6.3%, unspecified 0.3% (2002 est.)|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Kigali International Airport (KGL)|
|Average temperature||17.85 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||1 town council 4 provinces|
|Political system||Presidential representative democratic republic|
Rwanda Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Low income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Currency||Rwandan Franc (RWF)|
|GDP in 2020||$10.2 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 144
|GDP per capita in 2020||$786|
World Rank: 177
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Agriculture, manufacturing, energy, services|
|Top 5 Import Countries||China, United Arab Emirates, India, Belgium, Kenya|
|Top 5 Export Countries||United Arab Emirates, China, Kenya, Belgium, India|
Biggest Cities in Rwanda
Here are the largest cities in Rwanda based on 2021 data:
Map of Rwanda with the Largest Cities
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