Kigali is one of the most populated cities in Rwanda, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 01.59S latitude / 30.04E longitude. For routing in Kigali, please check the free driving directions Kigali service below.
When you visit Rwanda, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is English, French, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, Swahili, and the officially used currency is Rwandan franc (RWF), since 1964.
Kigali, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 004 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Kigali counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Rwanda, bears 12 501 156 sum citizens spreading on its 10 169,15 sq mi / 26 338 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Rwanda is Unitary semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Ubumwe, Umurimo, Gukunda Igihugu (Unity, Work, Patriotism), while salute for the national anthem called: Rwanda nziza (Beautiful Rwanda).
Google maps Kigali, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Rwanda and the neighboring countries like Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Uganda.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Rwanda Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Rwanda
Rwanda, in east-central Africa, is surrounded by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. It is slightly smaller than Maryland. Steep mountains and deep valleys cover most of the country.
Lake Kivu in the northwest, at an altitude of 4,829 ft (1,472 m), is the highest lake in Africa. Extending north of it are the Virunga Mountains, which include the volcano Karisimbi (14,187 ft 4,324 m), Rwanda’s highest point.