Thursday, April 2, 2009

Rwanda, Introduction

Per capita income around the world (est.2003) by atlas method, the rank of Rwanda is 194th.from the top and from the bottom is 12 th. gnp per capita (est.2003) is 220.
Capital of Rwanda is Kigali. Officially known as Republic of Rwanda. It got its independence from Belgium on 1 July, 1962. Total area is 26,798 km sq. Almost equal in area with that of Madhypradesh of India. GDP ppp (est.2007) is 898, HDI 0.435 (low), 166 th.
Situated in the Great lakes region of east central Africa, birdered by Uganda, Burundi, DRC and Tanzania. It bears the title of "land of a Thousand hills".
The received cosiderable attention for its genocide in 1994, about 8,00,000 to 10,00,000 people died in 100 days time. The root of which is ethnic trouble between Hutu and Tutsi.