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    (July 1, 1962- )
    Independent from a Belgium-administered UN trusteeship
    Capital is Kigali
    Population is equal to New York City
    Size is about that of Maryland
    Borders Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania and Uganda
    Country is landlocked
    The people export cigarettes.
    During the 80's, less than one in a thousand had a telephone.
    The phone service was mostly only available to the government and business.
    25% of the inhabitants became refugees in the war between Tutsi and Hutu (1994), but returned within three years.
    The multi-decade war between the Tutsi and Hutu is one of the most vicious acts of genocide in Africa.
    It is losing forest, as trees are being cut down for fuel.
    Less than half the population will see their 43rd birthday.
    98% of the population doesn't reach sixty-five.
    More than 1 in 10 infants die.
    The Hutu outnumber the Tutsi, four to one.
    The official language is Kinyarwanda (French and English are official too).
    Half the women cannot read or write.
    Children of the Batutsi have their heads bound to give them a long face.
    Almost 90% of their exports are coffee and tea.
    Germany's shortwave radio station Deutsche Welle has a satellite station here.
    They mine weird things like cassiterite and wolframite (tin ore and tungsten ore).
    Gold can be mined there.
    The Pygmies of the Twa tribe of Rwanda tend to be short (under 5').
    The extremely tall Watusi (usually 6'6-7') are part of the Batutsi tribe of Rwanda.
    Butera was 7'5 and 300 pounds and danced with the Royal Ballet during the 1950s. He was so popular that his face appeared on local currency.
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