Rwanda political map like other political maps feature the provinces and their capitals, national capital and major cities. The red dot and the white squares on the map of Rwanda signify the country capital and the province capital of Rwanda. Black dots on the political map of Rwanda are used to mark the important cities. Congo, Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi are the neighboring countries. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the country is 2° South and 30° East respectively.
Location of Rwanda
According to the Rwanda map, the country is located in Central Africa. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the country is 2° South and 30° East respectively. The total area occupied by the country is 26,338 square kilometers. The total land area of the country is 24,948 square kilometers and the rest 1,390 square kilometers is covered by water bodies. The highest point is the Volcan Karisimbi, situated 4,519 meters above sea level and the lowest point is the Rusizi River flowing 950 meters above sea level.
Capital of Rwanda
The capital of Rwanda is Kigali and is easily pointed on the map of Rwanda. The geographical coordinates of the city are 1°57’13” South latitude and 30°3’38” East longitude. The altitude of the city is 1567 meters above sea level. The nearby cities and town are Nyamabuye, Kigali, Gikondo, Murambi, Kacyiru, Nyarugenge and Katshuriro. The main airports of the city are Goma, Kigali International and Gisenyi serving as gateways to the city.
Important Rwanda Cities
Some of the important cities are pointed with black dots on the printable political map of Rwanda. They are listed below: