Posts Categorized: Rwanda

Rwanda Overview

Rwanda's National Flag.

Area – 26,338 km2 Currency – Rwandan franc President – Paul Kagame Population – 11,262,564 (July 2015 est) Capital City – Kigali Official Languages – Kinyarwanda, French, English. Due to its remarkable hilly topography, Rwanda is aptly known as ‘The Land of a Thousand Hills’ for a reason. Rwanda has one savannah park, Akagera National… Read more »

Volcanoes National Park

Intore dancer, Rwanda. Image © Volcanoes Collection.

Terrain – Rainforest Park Size – 125 km² The lushly forested slopes of Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans) form an appropriately dramatic natural setting for what is arguably the most poignant and memorable wildlife experience in the world: tracking the ‘gorillas in the mist’. The national park lies along the Virunga mountains, with… Read more »