Etiquette in Rwanda

Rwanda is located in the East Africa and has a population of about 11.3 million people.

The nation is a unitary semi-presidential republic.

The official languages of Rwanda are Kinyarwanda, English, and French.

The country is mostly Roman Catholic.

The currency of Rwanda is the Rwandan franc.

General Etiquette

Deep scars remain from the 1994 genocide. Under no circumstances should you initiate discussions about ethnic groups, as those can be deemed illegal unless it takes place under a very specific timeframe.

Dress Etiquette

Dress modestly in Rwanda. Cover up arms and legs and avoid shorts and tight skirts.