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Rwanda is a small landlocked country in east central Africa,
closely tied to Burundi.
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Countries neighbouring Rwanda are: Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo.
Although Rwanda has no coastline as such, the west of the country
does have access to Lake Kivu.
Rwanda has no railways but is linked by road to the Uganda-Kenya
railway system. Most of Rwanda's imports and exports are routed through the port of
Weather in Africa:
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About half of the world's mountain gorillas are estimated to live
in the Virunga Mountains of northern Rwanda.
Dr. Dian Fossey set up a fund in 1978 to study mountain gorillas and
protect them from poachers. This dedicated work eventually cost the American zoologist her
The capital of Rwanda is situated in the centre of the country,
just south of the equator. Its altitude of 1,829 m. gives the city a mild climate all year
A trunk road connects Kigali with Burundi to the south and Uganda to the north.
Kigali was part of German East Africa from 1899 to 1916. After Word
War I Belgium were given a mandate over the Territory of Ruanda-Urundi.
When the trust territory was divided in 1962 to form the independent
nations of Rwanda and Burundi, Kigali became the capital of Rwanda.
Hotels in Rwanda:
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Hotels in Kigali
Hotel des Mille
Avenue de l'Armee / Avenue de la Republique, Kigali, Rwanda.
Hotel des Mille Collines is probably the most famous
hotel in Rwanda.
Guests at the Hotel des Mille
Collines liked the breathtaking views of Kigali from Le Panorama restaurant, the good
food and great customer service.
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Triumph of Evil:
A report on the Rwanda genocide and how the United Nations and the West ignored warnings
of the 1994 Rwanda genocide and turned its back on the victims of the genocide.
The Rwanda Tourism Board
Boulevard de la Revolution 1
PO Box 905 Kigali, Rwanda.
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