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Rwanda: Facts & Figures

The Flag

Rwanda flag was adopted on October 25, 2001, and is considered one of the youngest flags in the world. It was designed by Alphonse Kirimobenecyo.


Source: The World Factbook 2021. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2021.


Rwanda has a total area of 26338 sq km and shares its borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. Its capital is Kigali, and the official languages are Kinyarwanda, French, English, and Kiswahili (Swahili).



Learn more about the history of Rwanda by visiting this timeline created by the United Nations 

Our Library Book Collection on Rwanda

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