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Culture of Rwanda

People in Rwanda speak the French, English, and Kinyarwanda languages. The linguistic diversity of Rwanda is almost homogeneous according to a fractionalization scale which for Rwanda is 0. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 19.1% of Rwanda's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Rwanda.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Rwanda is particularly low, which could be a sign of economic issues. Lack of employment opportunities or urban resources could contribute to low urbanization rates. Countries with low urbanization rates often lack the resources necessary to build functioning urban areas and are comprised largely of rural or undeveloped areas. The rate of urbanization in Rwanda is considered to be 4.2. According to data on inbound tourists in Rwanda, 864,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Rwanda is called 'Rwanda Nziza', which in English means 'Beautiful Rwanda'. It was adopted in 2002. The lyrics have been written by Faustin Murigo and the music has been composed by Jean-Bosco Hashakimana.

Fast food

Around 4% of the population of Rwanda are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Rwanda consume 3 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 11.1% beer, 0% wine, 0.4% distilled spirits, 88.5% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Rwanda is ugali.