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Kigali Destination Guide

Discover Kigali in Rwanda

Kigali in the region of Kigali Province with its 745,261 habitants is a town located in Rwanda and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Kigali

Local time in Kigali is now 04:50 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kigali " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mwanza, Musoma, Kigoma, Rwamagana, and Rwesero. When in this area, you might want to check out Mwanza . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kigali ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Kigali, Rwanda - part 1

2:05 min by Fernando Magalhaes
Views: 10313 Rating: 5.00

Kigali - Capital of Rwanda ..

2012 Limited Run Small Classic Briefcase, Saddleback Leather Co.

2:23 min by saddlebackLeather
Views: 2400 Rating: 5.00

Dave shows the 2012 Collector's Edition Small Classic Briefcase while sitting outside the Dream Center in Kigali, Rwanda. This is a limited edition bag only available for order October 1 through Octob ..


RWANDA-17 Healing a Nation (Official Trailer)

2:04 min by Claudio von Planta
Views: 1745 Rating: 5.00

RWANDA-17 Healing a Nation is an eye opening documentary about Rwanda's progress since the 1994 genocide presented by the award winning filmmakers Sorious Samura & Claudio von Planta. Official website ..

Rwanda: Hope Rises Trailer

2:57 min by cinesketch
Views: 1609 Rating: 4.20

Trailer for the documentary Rwanda: Hope Rises hoperisesfilm.com Trailer Music by Colin Janz www.myspace.com Amidst growing Hutu-Tutsi tension in Rwanda, a couple meet and fall in love. When genocide ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Hôtel des Mille Collines

The Hôtel des Mille Collines is a large hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. It became famous after 1,268 people took refuge inside the building during the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. The story of the hotel and its manager at that time, Paul Rusesabagina, was used as the basis of the film Hotel Rwanda.

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Located at -1.95 30.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kigali, Hotels in Rwanda, Rwandan Genocide

Muhima Hospital

Muhima Hospital (Hôpital Muhima) is a hospital in Kigali, Rwanda.

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Located at -1.94 30.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Hospitals in Rwanda, Kigali

Kigali

Kigali, with population of almost 1 million (2009), is the capital and largest city of Rwanda. It is situated near the geographic centre of the nation. The city has been the economic, cultural, and transport hub of Rwanda since it became capital at independence in 1962. The main residence and offices of the President of Rwanda are located in the city, as are the government ministries.

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Located at -1.94 30.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Capitals in Africa, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Kigali, Populated places established in 1907, Provinces of Rwanda

Sainte-Famille Church

Sainte-Famille Church (Holy Family Church) is a Catholic church in Kiyovu, downtown Kigali, in Rwanda. It is located on a hill, close to the commercial district of Ruhenge. Sainte-Famille Church was the scene of killings during the genocide in April 1994.

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Located at -1.94 30.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kigali, Churches in Rwanda, Religious buildings completed in 1913

Stade Régional Nyamirambo

Nyamirambo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kigali City, Rwanda. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It has an artificial pitch surface

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Located at -1.98 30.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kigali, Football venues in Rwanda, Multi-purpose stadiums in Rwanda

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Kigali