👥  Population: 12.4 million

🌍  Region: Africa

🗣  Languages: English, Kinyarwanda, Swahili

🚙  Drive on the: Right

💵  Currency: Rwandan Franc, RWF

☎️  Calling Code: +250

Rwanda is a landlocked country in east-central Africa. Called the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda is a highly biodiverse country featuring dense jungles, plenty of rolling, grassy hills, savanna, and mountains. Despite Rwanda's past the country is well developed featuring a high standard of living. It is one of the easiest countries in the world to do business, and is starting to fashion itself as a tech hub.

3 random facts about Rwanda

🦍 Rwanda is one of 3 countries in Africa where you can visit Mountain Gorillas in the wild.

👩🏿 Rwanda's Parliament has more women members than any other parliament in the world.

🩴 You're not allowed to wear flip-flops in Rwanda.



Depending on your country of origin you may stay in Rwanda visa free or alternatively receive a visa on arrival for up to 90 days. This covers all nationals from all countries.

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Rwanda is one of the easiest countries in the world to start and run a business, enabling you to do everything online. We've covered the details of it in our resource for Startup visas around the world, which you can access here.

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