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Gorilla in Rwanda
Gorilla in Rwanda

Mountain Gorilla's

As their name implies, mountain gorillas live in forests high in the mountains, at elevations of 8,000 to 13,000 feet.
Photo by Paul Longhurst

RWANDA

Africa

RWANDA

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    Capital:Kigali

    Location:Central Africa, east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, north of Burundi

    Currency:Rwandan francs (RWF)

    Area:26,338 sq km

    Population:12,943,132 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Kinyarwanda (official, universal Bantu vernacular) 93.2%, French (official) <0.1, English (official) <0.1, Swahili/Kiswahili (official, used in commercial centers) <0.1, more than one language, other 6.3%, unspecified 0.3% (2002 est.)

    Religion:Protestant 57.7% (includes Adventist 12.6%), Roman Catholic 38.2%, Muslim 2.1%, other 1% (includes traditional, Jehovah's Witness), none 1.1% (2019-20 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+2

    Tel Code:+250

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