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Locale Code: fr-RW

The locale code represents French language in Rwanda.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive fr-RW locale data for Rwanda
Country NameRwanda
Country Name (Local)Rwanda / Urwanda
Country Flag🇷🇼
Country Area26338 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)RW
Language NameFrench
Language Name (Local)français
Language Code (ISO 639-1)fr
RegionEastern Africa
Capital NameKigali
Capital Latitude-1.94995
Capital Longitude30.05885
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The currency used for the locale code fr-RW is Rwandan Franc.

Currency information for Rwanda and fr-RW locale
Currency NameRwandan Franc
Currency Name (Local)Rwandan franc
Currency CodeRWF
Currency SymbolFr
Currency Numeric646
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentimes


Rwanda has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Rwanda shares borders with 4 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'fr-RW' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, fr_RW is a locale code for French language in Rwanda. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.