26,338 sq km
Hutu 84%, Tutsi 15%, Twa (Pygmoid) 1%
Kinyarwanda (official), French (official), Kiswahili
Republic; Presidential Multi-Party System
Grassy bits predominate in Rwanda, but there are small tracts of rainforest scattered around the western and north-eastern edges of the country and tropical savannah in the east.
Gorilla trekking is the famous activity of choice in the Parc National des Volcans, where Dian Fossey spent 18 years studying the impressive and fascinating animals.