The flag of Rwanda is represented by a combination of the letters 🇷 (R) and 🇼 (W) on supported platforms, and may also be displayed as the letters RW on some platforms. The flag features three horizontal bands of sky blue, yellow, and green. The Rwanda flag emoji was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
About The Flag
🇷🇼 The flag of Rwanda consists of three vertical bands of sky blue, yellow, and green, with a sun with 24 rays on the right side of the blue band.
🟦 The blue stripe represents happiness and peace
🟨 The yellow stripe represents economic development
🟢 The green stripe represents hope and prosperity
🌞 The sun represents the unity and enlightenment of the Rwandan people
📅 The flag of Rwanda was officially adopted on October 25, 2001, and has not undergone any significant changes since
🇷🇼 The flag of Rwanda has not been involved in any significant controversies.
Interesting Facts About Rwanda
1. 🎉Rwanda was the first country in the world to have a majority female Parliament: In 2008, Rwanda achieved gender parity with women holding 56% of parliamentary seats.
2. 🌍Rwanda is incredibly diverse: It’s home to four major ethnic groups and 18 subgroups who generally all live together in peace.
3. 🗺Rwanda is a small country: It’s about the same size as the US state of Maryland and its total population is just under 12 million people.
4. 🙏Rwandans are highly religious: About 85% of the population identify as Christian, while the rest practice traditional African religions.
5. 💃Rwandans are incredibly friendly: The people of Rwanda have a saying, “Igihango,” which translates to “kindness” in English and is an important part of the culture.
6. 🐘The mountain gorilla population has been increasing in Rwanda: Thanks to conservation efforts, the mountain gorilla population has been increasing at a steady rate for the past few decades.
7. 🍽Rwanda is known for its delicious cuisine: It’s famous for dishes such as Ugali (a cornmeal paste), Irio (mashed potatoes and peas) and plantains.
8. 🤝Rwandan culture is all about collaboration: The country is known for its reliance on cooperative work, which has helped it to rebuild after the 1994 genocide and usher in economic prosperity.
9. 📚Education is highly valued in Rwanda: 94% of children attend school, and literacy rates are among the highest in Africa.
10. 🤩Rwanda is a unique and beautiful country: From its lush green hills to its wildlife-filled game parks, Rwanda offers something for everyone!
Emoji Combinations For Rwanda
1. 🇷🇼❤️🗺✈️: Love for Rwanda and exploring the country by travelling
2. 🇷🇼👨👩👧: Representing the traditional Rwandan family value
3. 🇷🇼🤝🤩: Celebrating collaboration and the uniqueness of Rwanda
4. 🇷🇼👨⚖️🔐: Justice and safety in Rwanda
5. 🇷🇼✊😊: Strength and happiness in Rwanda
6. 🇷🇼🗣💪: Empowerment in Rwanda
7. 🇷🇼⛰️🐘: Adventure and mountain gorillas in Rwanda
8. 🇷🇼👩✈️⭐: Women pilots being stars of the sky in Rwanda
9. 🇷🇼🤝💃: Celebrating collaboration and culture in Rwanda
10. 🇷🇼👩⚖️⚔️: Justice and courage in Rwanda
11. 🇷🇼✊❤️: Strength and love in Rwanda
12. 🇷🇼✈️🏞️: Exploring Rwanda’s beautiful landscapes by travelling
13. 🇷🇼🗣👩❤️👨: Empowerment of Rwandan families
14. 🇷🇼🤝👩🏫: Collaboration and teaching in Rwanda
15. 🇷🇼⛱️☀️: Relaxing under the sun while visiting Rwanda
16. 🇷🇼👨🔬⚗️: Science and innovation in Rwanda
17. 🇷🇼👩⚖️🔨: Justice and progress for Rwanda
18. 🇷🇼✈️⛵️: Exploring the rivers of Rwanda by travelling
19. 🇷🇼☕️🧘: Relaxation and mindfulness in Rwanda
20. 🇷🇼👩💻⌨️: Women in technology in Rwanda
21. 🇷🇼🤝😊: Collaboration and happiness in Rwanda
22. 🇷🇼🤝👩💼: Collaboration and success in Rwanda
23. 🇷🇼⛰️🗺: Exploring the mountains of Rwanda
24. 🇷🇼✊🙏: Strength and faith in Rwanda
25. 🇷🇼🐘😊: The mountain gorillas bringing happiness to Rwanda.
Frequently Asked Questions
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