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Ruhengeri Destination Guide

Discover Ruhengeri in Rwanda

Ruhengeri in the region of Northern Province with its 86,685 habitants is a town located in Rwanda - some 43 mi or ( 69 km ) North-West of Kigali , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Ruhengeri

Local time in Ruhengeri is now 06:54 PM (Monday) . 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: Tabora, Mwanza, Kigoma, Rwankeri, and Rwamagana. When in this area, you might want to check out Tabora . 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 Ruhengeri ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Ruhengeri, Rwanda

1:13 min by daperpkazoo
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The streets of Ruhengeri on June 12th, 2009. ..

Gorillas! An hour with the Sabinyo Group Izzie's photos around Kinigi, Rwanda (sabiniyo graup)

2:05 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
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Mountain Gorillas in Parc National des Volcans Eadamson's photos around Volcan Karisimbi, Rwanda

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Intore Dancers in Ruhengeri, Rwanda

0:04 min by daperpkazoo
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Interesting facts about this location

Ruhengeri Airport

Ruhengeri Airport is an airport in Rwanda.

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Located at -1.50 29.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Airports in Rwanda

Ruhengeri

Ruhengeri is a city and capital of Musanze District in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Some sources now refer to the city itself as Musanze, after the district in which it lies. It lies near the twin lakes of Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo and is the gateway city to Volcanoes National Park and the famous Mountain Gorillas in the northwestern part of the country.

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Located at -1.50 29.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Northern Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda

Musanze District

Musanze is a district in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Its capital city is Ruhengeri, which is also sometimes known as Musanze.

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Located at -1.50 29.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Districts of Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) lies in northwestern Rwanda and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains, which are covered in rainforest and bamboo. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey.

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Located at -1.48 29.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Biosphere reserves of Rwanda, National parks of Rwanda, Protected areas established in 1925, Virunga Mountains, Volcanoes of Rwanda

Virunga Mountains

The Virunga Mountains are a chain of volcanoes in East Africa, along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. The mountain range is a branch of the Albertine Rift Mountains, which border the western branch of the East African Rift. They are located between Lake Edward and Lake Kivu. The name "Virunga" is an English version of the Kinyarwanda word ibirunga, which means "volcanoes". The mountain range consists of eight major volcanoes.

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Located at -1.43 29.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Great Rift Valley, Virunga Mountains, Volcanoes of the Great Rift Valley, World Heritage Sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Ruhengeri