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Capital:
Kigali
Government:
Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
Paul Kagame
Economy:
  • 90% of the population engaged in, mainly subsistence, agriculture and some mineral and agro-processing.
  • Tourism, minerals, coffee and tea are Rwanda’s main sources of foreign exchange.
Population:
12,712,431 (2020) (75th)
Land Size:
26,338 sq km (10,169 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Hutu: 84%
  • Tutsi: 15%
  • Twa: 1%
Religions:
  • Roman Catholicism: 56.5%
  • Protestantism: 26.0%
  • Adventism: 11.1%
  • Islam: 4.6%
  • Indigenous beliefs: 0.1%
  • None: 1.7%
Languages(s):
  • Kinyarwanda (official, universal)
  • French (official)
  • English (official)
  • Kiswahili (Swahili, used in commercial centers)