Rwanda is known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills” due to its numerous mountains and hills within the country.

Rwanda has a car-free day each month in which the government encourages citizens to exercise and focus on healthy living. There are also many car-free zones where pedestrians and cyclists can roam freely.

Rwanda is in East Africa, with a population of 12.3 million people. Its capital is Kigali, and their currency is Rwandan Franc. The official languages in Rwanda are Kinyarwanda, English, and French.

They celebrate many holidays including:

It has no world heritage site but has three national parks:

  1. Volcanoes National Park
  2. Akagera National Park
  3. Nyungwe Forest

Want to learn more? Check out Rwanda’s tourism website!

Also check out the National Art Gallery of Rwanda and Kandt House Museum of Natural History.

Fun activities to do

To download the flag and map:

  1. Click on the image
  2. Right-click and select Save Image As…

Also try making a postcard and it’s stamp! Try filling in your suitcase for the trip!