Rwanda Independence Day

Rwanda Independence Day

July 1
This national holiday celebrates Rwanda's independence from Belgium on July 1, 1962, after nearly 50 years of Belgian rule.
CONTACTS:
Rwanda Embassy
1714 New Hampshire Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009
202-232-2882; fax: 202-232-4544
www.rwandaembassy.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 110
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 102
Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, Fourth Edition. © 2010 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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