Rwanda is one of the top five most developed countries since year 2000. The country is considered as one of the best country with high internet connectivity in Africa. Learn More Below...

OVERVIEW

The official name of the country is the “Republic of Rwanda” also known as “Land of thousand hills“.

Rwanda is a country located in Central Africa with a population of about 12million.

It is the 145th largest country in the world in terms of land mass with 26,338 square kilometers (10,169 square miles).

It is bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, and Burundi to the south.

Rwanda has four official languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda and Swahili.

Here are some interesting facts about Rwanda

  • Rwanda is one of the top five most developed countries since year 2000.
  • The country is considered as one of the best country with high internet connectivity in Africa as Rwandan Government is spreading the internet facilities like construction of fiber optic in all parts of country.
  • The Country is the Origin of Smart Africa Alliance.
  • Rwanda is a peaceful and secure country in Africa to live in.
  • The country introduced the uses of drones in medical services like distribution of blood to the emergency stations.
  • Rwanda has 5 volcanoes, Karisimbi, Muhabura, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga, Karisimbi is the highest volcano among the others with 4507 m above sea level.
  • Rwanda is one of Africa’s leading digital revolutions, as every services needed from any public institution for instance; Tax declaration and payment, Traffic penalties’ payment, Business registration etc… are done online.
  • Rwandan government implemented the use of Technology to the extraction of Methane gas under water of Lake Kivu and turns it into energy (electricity).
  • Rwanda has world’s record of highest representation of women in parliament, as over 60% of parliament members are women.

Reasons Why Rwanda Is More Awesome Than You May Think

Here are Top 10 Amazing facts about Rwanda

10. Lakeside Lodges

10. Lakeside Lodges

Rwanda Lakes are popular destinations for those travelling to East Africa for vacation. With wide variety of accommodation surrounding Rwanda lakes, you will be able to find any lodge that will suite your taste and budget. Luxury lodges overlook the picturesque lakes, surrounded with incomparable pristine and steep beauty of the lake shores. Rwanda lakeside lodges include Inzu Lodge, Cormoran Lodge, Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Paradise Malahide and many more.

Rwanda has it all – stunning fascinations, history and culture, beach and lakeside attractions, amazing landmarks, lively nightlife and friendly people. These reasons should show you that Rwanda is really a great destination, suitable for your vacation.

9. Nyungwe Forest National Park

9. Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe Forest captivates visitors with its large concentration of primates such as Colobus monkeys and Chimpanzees. With numerous wildlife and attractions scattered around the forest, Nyungwe National Park is a place to be. Known for its natural beauty and diverse landscape, the park boasts a wide variety of exciting safari activities including sight-seeing; luxury lodges and abundant wildlife species.

8. Delicious Foods

8. Delicious Foods

Rwanda is a country with a diverse culture and rich heritage. The Rwandan cuisine is famous all over East Africa, with its signature East African dish – Ugali and vegetables. Rwanda cuisine is wide ranging in taste, flavour and variety such as Rwandan “Agatogo” with Collard Greens, Isombe , Green masala fish, and others. If you are a foodie, you should probably visit Rwanda to have a taste of their delicious dishes.

7. Friendly Locals

7. Friendly Locals

When you visit Rwanda, step outside your comfort zone and make memorable experiences. The Rwandans are friendly and welcoming; their hospitality is known to all visitors and tourists. The affection and tenderness of the people and their willingness to assist you any way they can is amazing.

6. Lakeside Tranquillity

6. Lakeside Tranquillity

Rwanda has beautiful lakes with calm waters and natural scenery. The country is definitely a great spot for a releasing lakeside retreat. The stunning retreats and stylish luxury at Rwanda lake shores are amazing. Lakeside getaways will definitely slow your pace because the lakes brim with a peaceful countryside ease. A vacation in Rwanda will surely rejuvenate your body, soul and mind.

5. Virunga Mountains

5. Virunga Mountains

This is where you see endangered mountain gorillas in close view – a mind-boggling sight. The Virunga Mountains borders Volcanoes National Park and Ruwenzori National Park. The Mountain Gorillas have been a major attraction in Rwanda. Go on Gorilla Safari – gorilla trekking, have a captivating wildlife encounter, watch gorillas and discover the natural scenery the mountain offers. Visit: Virunga National Park

4. Lake Burera, Rwanda

4. Lake Burera, Rwanda

Located at the base of volcano Muhabura, surrounded by precipitous peaks with Virunga volcanic mountains in the background, Lake Burera is one of the beautiful lakes of Rwanda. The lake’s beauty is difficult to overlook. Popular among the tourists, Lake Burera is surrounded by luxury lodges such as Virunga Volcanoes Lodges where visitors can stay during their visits to the lake and surroundings.

3. Scenic Kigali Landscape

3. Scenic Kigali Landscape

Rwanda is one of the countries that produce tea in Africa. Covering hectares of land are tea vegetation, rich greenery – plenty of lush green plantations. Rwanda is famous for its quality of tea along with the natural beauty of the tea garden and surroundings. Enormously found Rwanda’s slopes and caustic soils of highland region, with pleasant climate which makes it easy for plantation growth. This place is a great spot for sight-seeing.

2. Tea Garden

2. Tea Garden

Rwanda is one of the countries that produce tea in Africa. Covering hectares of land are tea vegetation, rich greenery – plenty of lush green plantations. Rwanda is famous for its quality of tea along with the natural beauty of the tea garden and surroundings. Enormously found Rwanda’s slopes and caustic soils of highland region, with pleasant climate which makes it easy for plantation growth. This place is a great spot for sight-seeing.

1. Lake Kivu Resorts

1. Lake Kivu Resorts

Lake Kivu is part of the great lakes of Africa. The lake is surrounded by beautiful mountains with settlements around the shore in places like Sake, Kahele, Gisenyi, Bukavi and many others. The lake has salient coastlines and beaches, with resorts such as View Palm Resort – Yvke Beach, Waterfront Resort and Lake Kivu Serena Hotel are located close to the shore of the lake.

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