Kigali is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Rwanda. It is situatit near the geographic centre o the naition, an haes been the economic, cultural, an transport hub o Rwanda syne it became caipital at independence in 1962. The main residence an offices o the Preses o Rwanda are locatit in the ceety, as are the govrenment meenistries. The ceety is coterminous wi the province o Kigali Ceety, which wis enlairged in Januar 2006 as pairt o local govrenment reorganisation in the kintra. The ceety's urban aurie covers aboot 70% o the municipal bundaries.
- "Kigali at a Glace", Official Website of Kigali City, accessed 15 August 2008