La République Rwandaise, surnommée le pays des mille collines, est un pays d'Afrique centrale. Il partage des frontières avec l'Ouganda au nord, la Tanzanie à l'est, le Burundi au sud et la République démocratique du Congo à l'ouest.
The Republic of Rwanda is a small landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of east-central Africa, with a population of approximately 8 million. It is bordered by ► Uganda, ► Burundi, the ► Democratic Republic of the Congo and ► Tanzania. Its fertile and hilly terrain, which gives it the title "Land of a Thousand Hills", supports the densest populations in continental Africa.
Rwanda as part of German East Africa Rwanda dans le cadre de l'Afrique orientale allemande. Ruanda als Teil von Deutsch-Ostafrika.
Provinces of Rwanda before 2006 Provinces du Rwanda avant 2006
Provinces of Rwanda before 2006 Provinces du Rwanda depuis
Roads of Rwanda Carte routière du Rwanda
Satellite map Image du Rwanda prise par satellite
Satellite map Carte satellite
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