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Locale Code: rw-RW

The locale code represents Kinyarwanda language in Rwanda.

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General

General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive rw-RW locale data for Rwanda
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Country NameRwanda
Country Name (Local)Rwanda / Urwanda
Country Flag­čçĚ­čç╝
Country Area26338 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)RW
Language NameKinyarwanda
Language Name (Local)Ikinyarwanda
Language Code (ISO 639-1)rw
ContinentAfrica
RegionEastern Africa
Capital NameKigali
Capital Latitude-1.94995
Capital Longitude30.05885
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Currency

The currency used for the locale code rw-RW is Rwandan Franc.

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

Timezones

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

UTC+02:00

Borders

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

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Burundi
BI
Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
CD
Flag of Tanzania
Tanzania
TZ
Flag of Uganda
Uganda
UG
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What is 'rw-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, rw_RW is a locale code for Kinyarwanda 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.

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