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Rwanda is a small country in central Africa which has borders with Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The currency of Rwanda is the Rwandan franc.



People have lived in Rwanda since the Stone Age. Tutsi Kings ruled Rwanda in the 18th century and at the end of the 19th century Rwanda was colonised by Germany and later Belgium. In 1994 there was a genocide in Rwanda which killed up to 1 million people.



11.4 million people live in Rwanda. Rwanda has 3 official languages: Kinyarwanda, French and English.

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