Population: 7,312,756

Languages: Kinyarwanda (official) universal Bantu vernacular, French (official), English (official), Kiswahili (Swahili) used in commercial centers

Background: In 1959, three years before independence, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. The children of...

Currency: Rwandan franc (RWF, No information)

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Rwanda
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Rwanda
 · BBC Country profile: Rwanda