Population:Estimated at 12,000,000
Location:Central Africa
Area:26,388 Km2
Water:1,390 Km2
Land:24,968 Km2
Land boundaries:893 Km
Coastline:Land Locked
Climate:Temperate; two rainy seasons
Terrain:Mostly grassy uplands and hills; mountainous with altitude declining from west to east
Elevation extremes – Lowest point:Rusizi River 950m
Elevation extremes – Highest point:Karisimbi 4,505 m