Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries

  • |Main Index|
  • 1990 INDEX
  • Country Ranks
  • Home PageCountry Index

    Rwanda Geography - 1990

      Total area: 26,340 km2
      land area: 24,950 km2

      Comparative area: slightly smaller than Maryland

      Land boundaries: 893 km total; Burundi 290 km, Tanzania 217 km, Uganda 169 km, Zaire 217 km

      Coastline: none--landlocked

      Maritime claims: none--landlocked

      Climate: temperate; two rainy seasons (February to April, November to January); mild in mountains with frost and snow possible

      Terrain: mostly grassy uplands and hills; mountains in west

      Natural resources: gold, cassiterite (tin ore), wolframite (tungsten ore), natural gas, hydropower

      Land use: 29% arable land; 11% permanent crops; 18% meadows and pastures; 10% forest and woodland; 32% other; includes NEGL% irrigated

      Environment: deforestation; overgrazing; soil exhaustion; soil erosion; periodic droughts

      Note: landlocked

      NOTE: The information regarding Rwanda on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Rwanda Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Rwanda Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please ADD this page to your FAVORITES - - - - -

    Revised 07-Feb-03
    Copyright © 2003 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)