Pray for RwandaRwanda is a country in central Africa.Pray for Rwanda by SeekHim
It is bordered by Democratic Republic of the Congo in the west,
Uganda in the north, Tanzania in the east, and Burundi in the south.
Kigali is the capital and largest city.
The population is over 12 million.
Rwanda is a few degrees south of the equator.
It has mountains in the west and savanna to the east, with numerous lakes.
Rwanda is one of only two countries where mountain gorillas can be visited safely
The country has the highest population density in Africa.
The Hôtel des Mille Collines in Kigali is famous for sheltering 1,268 people during
the Rwandan Genocide of 1994.
The story of the hotel and its manager, Paul Rusesabagina, was used as the basis
of the film Hotel Rwanda.
Early inhabitants were the ancestors of the Twa, pygmy hunter-gatherers.
Pray for the Cocos(Keeling) IslandsThe Cocos (Keeling) Islands are an Australian island territory.Pray for the Cocos(Keeling) Islands by SeekHim
They are located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Indonesia and northwest of Australia.
Their closest neighbor is Christmas Island to the east.
The territory is made up of two atolls and 27 coral islands, of which two are inhabited:
West Island Home to most of the European population.
Home Island Home of the ethnic Malays.
The population is about 600.
West Island is the capital.
Bantam Village, located on Home Island is the largest settlement.
The islands are named after Captain William Keeling (1578–1620) who discovered
them in 1609
In November 1914, the islands became the site of the Battle of Cocos,
one of the first naval battles of World War I.
80% Sunni Muslim
The islands were uninhabited until the 19th century.
In 1609 British captain William Keeling was the first European to see the islands.