Interesting Facts about Rwanda


Name: Rwanda


Populations:The population of Rwanda is 12,21 million

Languages:The national language of Rwanda is Kinyarwanda. French English and Swahili.

Local Chitchat: Good Morning: Mwaramutse (Kinyarwanda)

Thank you: Murakoze (Kinyarwanda)

Food: Traditional Breakfast sweet potato and porridge.Lunch and dinner may consist of boiled beans, bananas, sweet potatoes or cassava. Umutsima (a dish of cassava and corn), isombe (cassava leaves with Eggplant and spinach) and mizuzu (fried plantains) are common dishes. Matoke is a dish made from baked or steamed plantains. Ugali (or bugali) is a paste made from maize and water, to form a porridge-like consistency that is eaten throughout East Africa. Banana Beer is very popular too.

Currency: Rwandan franc



Must do’s:

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Kigali geneocide memorial
  • National museum of Rwanda
  • Singing fisherman at Lake Kivu

✓  Highest number of women in Parliament

Easiness of doing business

Highest population densities in the world

Great infrastructure

4th smallest country in Africa.

One of the history’s most tragic and rapid genocides

Everyone helps with Umganda- a community project where everyone takes part to clean up.