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Rwanda
(4,002 words)

Republika y’u Rwanda/The Republic of Rwanda

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

13,087,000

Area

26,000 sq. km (10,000 sq. mi)

Population density

500/sq. km (1,300/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.39% (per 1,000: births 27, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

39%

Urban dwellers

17% (3.07% p.a.)

Capital city

Kigali 1,132,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

94% Kinyarwanda, 5% Rundi, plus 8 others

Peoples

88% Hutu; 5% Ru…

Cite this page
“Rwanda”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02RWA>
First published online: 2020



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