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Rwanda: Rwanda Transportation

2013/08/17

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The transport system in Rwanda centres primarily around the road network, with paved roads between the capital, Kigali and most other major cities and towns in the country. Rwanda is as well linked by road to other nations in East Africa.This is an significant trade route. The country has an international airport at Kigali, serving a domestic and several international destinations. There is limited water transport between the port cities on Lake Kivu. A large all of investment in the transport infrastructure has been made by the government since the 1994 genocide, with aid from the USA, European Union, China, Japan and others.

The principal form of public transport in the country is share taxi, with express routes linking the major cities and local services serving most villages along the major roads of the country. Coach services are available to various destinations in neighbouring nations.

In 2006, the Chinese government proposed funding a study for the building of a railway link from Bujumbura in Burundi to Kigali in Rwanda to Isaki in Tanzania.A delegation from the American railroad BNSF as well met with President Paul Kagame to discuss a route from Kigali to Isaki and at the same time the government announced that it had selected a German consulting company to undertake pilot work for the proposed mail line.

Rwanda Transportation globserver.cn

Rwanda Transportation globserver.cn

Rwanda Transportation globserver.cn

Airports - with unpaved runways Total: 
5
Transportation - note: 

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