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Byumba Destination Guide

Delve into Byumba in Rwanda

Byumba in the region of Northern Province with its 70,593 residents is a city in Rwanda - some 26 mi or ( 42 km ) North of Kigali , the country's capital .

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Current time in Byumba is now 07:17 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kigali " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mwanza, Musoma, Kigoma, Rwamagana, and Kivuye. While being here, make sure to check out Mwanza . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Byumba ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Byumba

Byumba is a city in northern Rwanda, and is the capital of Gicumbi district and the Northern Province. It is home to an SOS Children's Village. The city lies 60 km north of the capital Kigali, and is not far from the border with Uganda.

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Located at -1.58 30.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Northern Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda

Byumba Province

Byumba Province was one of the 12 former provinces (intara) of Rwanda and was situated in the north of the country, sharing a border with Uganda. It had an area of some 1,796 km and its population was estimated at 782,427 (2002 figures) prior to its dissolution in January 2006.

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Located at -1.59 30.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Former provinces of Rwanda, States and territories disestablished in 2006

Gicumbi District

Gicumbi is a district (akarere) in Northern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Byumba, which is also the provincial capital.

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Located at -1.62 30.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Districts of Rwanda

Nyagatare

Nyagatare is a town in Rwanda.

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Located at -1.43 30.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Eastern Province, Rwanda, Nyagatare District, Populated places in Rwanda

Gatuna

The nearby town in Uganda is called Katuna. Gatuna Gatuna is located in RwandaGatunaGatuna Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:01|26|06|S|30|01|16|E|type:city_region:RW | |name= }} Country 25px Rwanda Province Northern Province District Burera District Government  • Mayor Elevation Bad rounding here{{#invoke:Math|precision_format| 5,971.1286089239 | 1-3 }} ft (1,820 m) Gatuna is a town in northern Rwanda.

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Located at -1.43 30.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Burera District, Northern Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda, Rwanda–Uganda border crossings

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Byumba