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Rwanda Background Info

Capital: Kigali

Population: 10,180,000

- Highest population density in Sub-Saharan Africa

- Roughly 60% of the population is under the age of 20

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

Size: About the size of Maryland

Location: 2 Degrees South of the Equator

Government: Republic; President Paul Kagame; Member of the UN

Religions: 93.5% Christian, 4.6 Muslim, 1.7% None, Traditional African .1%,

Literacy: 70.4%

Secondary Education: 5% of the population

Life Expectancy: 49.8%

GDP: $3.4 billion