Location: In the central of east Africa
Independence: 1 July 1962
Rwanda has a subtropical climate all the year.
Rwanda is the African Great Lakes region is highly elevated. It has a numerously lakes all around the country.
The population is young and predominantly rural, with a density among the highest in Africa.
Rwandans is drawn from just one cultural and linguistic group, the Banyawada, although within this group there are three subgroups: the Hutu, Tutsi and Twa.
Rwanda Traditional Dancers
They are performing a traditional dance called Intore.
Aba banyarwanda Tribu
Rwanda woman doing aa traditional presentation in a street.
The cuisine if Rwanda is based on local staple foods produced by the traditional subsistence in agriculture and has historically varied between the country's different ethnic groups.
Matoke is made of streamed and baked platains.
Ibihaza is made from pumpkins cut into pieces, mixed with beans and boiled without peeling them.
Ground nuts paste Ikinyiza and Millet flour paste umuntisima w buru both of these pastes are made from boiling water and flour, mixed to a porridge like consistency.
The country's principal and most spoken language is Kinyarwanda. The major European languages during the colonial era were German and then French .
English and French are official languages.