Rwanda in brief

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To allow a glimpse on the characteristics of Rwanda, the FDFA provides key figures on the state, its politics and economy, its population and the Swiss nationals living there.

Government and politics
Head of State Paul KAGAME
Head of government Pierre Damien HABUMUREMYI
Form of government Republic
Area 26'338 km2
Capital Kigali
Population 11.4 million P
Religions 93% Christian, 5% Moslem
National language English, French, Kinyarwanda, Swahili
Government and politics
Currency Rwandan franc (RWF)
Gross domestic product (gdp) 2012 7.1 billion USD
Change against previous year 8 %
Gdp per capita 2012 631 USD
Swiss colony 2012 85 P
Swiss exports 2012 2.92 million CHF
Change against previous year +41.2 %
Swiss imports 2012 0.19 million CHF
Change against previous year -58.9 %