ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Rwanda

Capital: Kigali
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
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Land area (km2): 24,670 (2007)
 
Population (people): 9,481,083 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 384.32 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.7% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 58 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 57 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,072.05 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 7.6% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Akagera 862 862 1020 II
Nyungwe 9148 9148 1019 IV
Parc national des Volcans 5190 5190 454 Not Assigned
Volcans 863 863 163 II
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Albertine Rift montane forests 43.43 10.82 11.93 10.59 9.6
Rwenzori-Virunga montane moorlands 2.4 25.97 67.55 22.69 8.73
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic 54.16 7.42 14.82 8.27 4.14
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