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Rawanda Africa Map

by Vishal Kumar

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…


Rawanda Africa Map

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:

 

  • Nyagtare
  • Kidaho
  • Mutura
  • Mututa
  • Muhura
  • Mabanza
  • Butamwa
  • Kigarama
  • Sake
  • Bare
  • Masango
  • Gashora
  • Rwesero
  • Kitabi
  • Bugarama
  • Busoro
  • Butamwa
  • Ngororero
  • Shyorongi

 

 

Prefecture Pop-2002 Pop-1991 Pop-1978 Area(km.²) Area(mi.²)
Butare 722,616 764,448 601,165 1,872 723
Byumba 712,372 782,427 519,968 1,694 654
Cyangugu 609,504 514,656 331,380 1,718 663
Gikongoro 492,607 467,332 369,891 1,974 762
Gisenyi 867,225 734,658 468,786 1,585 612
Gitarama 864,594 851,451 602,752 2,141 827
Kibungo 707,548 652,941 360,934 2,964 1,144
Kibuye 467,745 470,643 337,729 1,371 529
Kigali-Rural 792,542 914,034 698,063 2,780 1,073
Kigali-Ville 608,141 235,664 313 121
Ruhengeri 894,179 769,297 528,649 1,657 640
Umutara 423,642 4,230 1,633
12 prefectures 8,162,715 7,157,551 4,819,317 24,299 9,382

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