Rwanda is a relatively stable East African country, and easily accessible from Kenya and Uganda. It is relatively easy, safe and simple to travel around.

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Kigali is the capital of Rwanda. The centre of political and commercial life, Kigali dominates Rwanda and few visit the country without passing through.

Huye is the third city of Rwanda, located in the south. It was formerly known as Butare and many maps and official documents still refer to Butare.

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Western Rwanda is a region of Rwanda, centered around Lake Kivu.

Kigali district is a region of Rwanda surrounding the capital of the same name.

Southern Rwanda is a region of Rwanda. There are several buses daily from Kigali's main bus station - Nyabugogo - that can take you to Huye or Nyanza.

Volcanoes National Park is an extraordinary park in Rwanda, full of impressive tropical rainforest and volcanic scenery, trekking, and is perhaps the best place in the world to see the rare mountain gorillas.

Northern Rwanda is most famous for being the home to Rwanda's mountain gorillas. Most sites in the region are within a few hours drive of Kigali, and can be visited on day trips if time is limited.

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