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Rwanda is a country in Africa bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire). It was formerly a colony of Germany. The official languages are Kinyarwanda, French, and English.
Getting Started with Rwanda Research
Links to articles on getting started with Rwanda research.
Rwanda Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Rwanda research.
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Rwanda. The country is divided into six topographical regions from west to east.
Rwanda is divided into four provinces and one city.
- Est (Eastern) Province
- Kigali City
- Nord (Northern) Province
- Ouest (Western) Province
- Sud (Southern) Province
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Wikipedia contributors, "Rwanda," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwanda, accessed 22 April 2016.