Capital: Kigali

Currency: Rwandan Franc (RWF)

Country Code: +250

Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check VisaHQ for the current requirements for each individual country

How will I charge my devices? Rwanda’s electrical current is 230v, 50 Hz

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Kigali (KGL) and flying from…
New York: 17  hours
Los Angeles: 20.5 hours
Toronto: 17.5  hours
Sao Paulo: 13 hours
London: 8.5  hours

 

Geography: Rwanda is located in East Africa, inside it a series of lakes, rivers, forests and mountains that primarily dominate the central and western part of the country.  It’s highest peaks are the famed Virunga volcano chain in the northwest.

Time Zones: GMT +2

How's the weather? Due to it’s high altitude, Rwanda has a mild climate as far as extremes go in the highlands, temperatures however vary dramatically from region to region. Rwanda has four seasons- rains from mid March to mid May, short rains from mid October to mid December, a long dry period from mid December to mid March.