Overview - Rwanda

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Capital:Kigali
Area:26,338 km²
Population:8,648,248 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Kinyarwanda (official), Bantu languages, French (official), English (official), Kiswahili.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 56.5%, Protestant - 26%, Adventist - 11.1%, Muslim - 4.6%, indigenous beliefs - 0.1%, none - 1.7%.
Ethnic Group(s):Hutu - 84%, Tutsi - 15%, Twa (Pygmoid) -1%.