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Kigali (Kinyarwanda: [ciɡɑlí]), with a population of more than 1 million (2012), is the capital and largest city of Rwanda. It is situated near the geographic centre of the nation. The city has been the economic, cultural, and transport hub of Rwanda since it became capital at independence in 1962. The main residence and offices of the President of Rwanda are located in the city, as are the government ministries. The city is coterminous with the province of Kigali City, which was enlarged in January 2006, as part of local government reorganisation in the country. Kigali's city limits covers the whole province, it is consolidated. The city's urban area covers about 70% of the municipal boundaries.

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Facts and Stats for Kigali*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kigali

    Know the pollution level of Kigali before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • Kigali: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kigali for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kigali.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 13.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 7.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 32.5 (Low)
  • Living in Kigali - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kigali is 44.45 (Very Low)

    • Safety Index 79.45 (High)
    • Climate Index 99.72 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 40.23 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.41 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 124.39 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 22.72 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kigali

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kigali

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 27.84 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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