Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Landlocked
  • Country area: 26,338 km²
  • Pop: 11,370,435
  • Religions: Christian, Muslim
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $5.33 billion (140)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.385 (152)
  • Main Languages: Kinyarwanda, English, French, Swahili
  • Largest three cities: Kigali, Butare, Gitarama
  • Capital: Kigali
  • Type of government: Presidential republic
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $135.4 million (2006 est) - coffee, tea, hides, tin ore Imports: $390.4 million (2006 est) - foodstuffs, machinery / equipment, steel, petroleum products, cements / construction material
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Paul Kagame and Prime Minister Bernard Makuza
  • Date of next election: N/A
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: 2.9% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 70.40%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 4
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 58
  • Life expectancy: 58.02
  • Percentage below poverty line: 60% (2001 est)

This page will be updated as the project progresses and we learn more about the social and environmental enterprise sectors in Rwanda.

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