Rwanda - Location, size, and extent

Rwanda, a landlocked country in east-central Africa, has an area of 26,338 sq km (10,170 sq mi), extending 248 km (154 mi) NE SW and 166 km (103 mi) SE NW . Comparatively, the area occupied by Rwanda is slightly smaller than the state of Maryland. It is bordered on the N by Uganda, on the E by Tanzania, on the S by Burundi, and on the W and NW by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DROC—the former Zaire), with a total boundary length of 893 km (555 mi).

Rwanda's capital city, Kigali, is located near the center of the country.

User Contributions:

I found this website extremely helpful with my school work... But this certain page did not help me because I cannot find longitude and latitude anywhere, and that is important information necessary for this page.

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: