in Kirundo Province, Burundi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-2.500 and 30.072 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -2° 30' 1" and E 30° 4' 18"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - BIF
Spoken languages:
French, Rundi
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:30 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Bujumbura
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 6:05 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Burundi in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 4,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Burundi.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Burundi. Last Update: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Delve into Gitwe

Gitwe in Kirundo Province is a town located in Burundi about 78 mi (or 126 km) north-east of Bujumbura, the country's capital town.

Time in Gitwe is now 12:30 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Bujumbura with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Gitwe. The closest is airport we know is Butare Airport in Rwanda in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km). The closest airport in Burundi is Gitega Airport in a distance of 64 mi (or 39 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda at a distance of 113 mi (or 182 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kirundo, Butare, Nyanza, Muyinga and Ngozi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1016.6 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 21st of July 2019

22°C (72 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Monday, 22nd of July 2019

20°C (67 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019

20°C (67 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kirundo Province

Kirundo is one of the seventeen provinces of Burundi with seven communes (Busoni, Bwabaragwe, Kirundo, Bugabira, Vumbi, Ntega and Gitobe). Kirundo has three big lakes: Cohoha, Rweru, and Rwihinda. Lakes Cohoha and Rweru are located in commune Busone, and Lake Rwihinda is in commune Kirundo. Kirundo is the capital city of province Kirundo. Before the climate change, Kirundo was the richest province because of its productive land. Now Kirundo is no longer productive.

Located at -2.55194, 30.0942 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provinces of Burundi, Kirundo Province


Kirundo is a city located in northern Burundi. It is the capital city of Kirundo Province. The city is served by Kirundo Airport.

Located at -2.59, 30.09 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kirundo Province

Lake Cohoha

Lake Cohoha is a small lake in central Africa. It straddles the border between Burundi and Rwanda.

Located at -2.43034, 30.1036 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Burundi, Lakes of Rwanda, Burundi–Rwanda border, International lakes of Africa

Nemba Airport

Nemba Airport is an airport in Rwanda.

Located at -2.33, 30.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
, Bugesera District, Eastern Province, Rwanda, Airports in Rwanda

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