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Kigali, Rwanda - Photo by The Dilly Lama - CC-BY

Population 2002..................................................... 8,200,000
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 210
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 1.7
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.7
Labor force (%) ....... 2.0
 

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Resources and links about Rwanda

Rwanda dancers - Photo by DEMOSH - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................10,169 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line). 51
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 6
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 40
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)...................................... 124
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) .............................29
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................50

  Go to capital - Kigali City Profile - To Rwanda History

allAfrica.com: Rwanda __ News reports and headlines from the African press, updated with breaking news. - From allafrica.com - http://allafrica.com/rwanda/

African Studies Center | Rwanda Page __ Annotated directory of links to resources about Rwanda. - From upenn.edu - http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Country_Specific/Rwanda.html

Background Note: Rwanda __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2861.htm
 
CIA - The World Factbook -- Rwanda __ You will find a map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/rw.html

Country profile: Rwanda __ "Rwanda experienced Africa's worst genocide in modern times, but the country's recovery was marred by its intervention in the conflict in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo." You will find an overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1070265.stm

Economy of Rwanda __ "Rwanda is a rural country with about 90% of the population engaged in agriculture. It is the most densely populated country in Africa; is landlocked; and has few natural resources and minimal industry. Primary exports are coffee and tea." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Rwanda 


 
Ethnologue report for Rwanda __ Learn about the languages used in Rwanda. - From ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=RW

History of Rwanda __ "The earliest inhabitants of the region now known as Rwanda were the Twa, a group of diminutive forest hunters and gatherers, according to Bethwell Ogot in the UNESCO History of Africa." An encyclopedic article with links to related resources. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Rwanda

Map of rwanda and rwanda map and information page __ An atlas entry with maps of Rwanda and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/rw.htm

Maps Of Rwanda __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Rwanda.html

Official Website of the Government of Rwanda __ You will find information about the government, history, geography, tourism and much more. - illustrated - From Government of Rwanda - http://www.gov.rw/  



Rwanda __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwanda

Rwanda Economy, Economy Of Rwanda, Rwanda Economy Overview __ You will find an overview of the economy of the Philippines broken down by sector and social indicators. - From economywatch.com - http://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/rwanda/index.html 

Rwanda: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blrwanda.htm

Rwanda: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ "Rwanda, in east-central Africa, is surrounded by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. It is slightly smaller than Maryland." Information such as geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107926.html

Rwanda Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Rwanda. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Rwanda/
 
Rwanda Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Rwanda as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Rwanda and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/rwanda&fs=large

Rwanda pictures, Rwanda images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Rwanda as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Rwanda images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_rwanda_53.html

Rwanda Travel Information __ "Rwanda once evoked images of gorillas and breathtaking mountain views, until the country was devastated by the attempted genocide of the Tutsi tribe in 1994. These days, much of the country is rebuilt, the economy resurrected, and travellers can move around much more safely." This and much more. - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/africa/rwanda/

Rwanda Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/rwanda/ 


 

 

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