in Kirundo Province, Burundi
- 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
- This place on Geonames.org
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 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 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.
Kirundo is a city located in northern Burundi. It is the capital city of Kirundo Province. The city is served by Kirundo Airport.
Lake Cohoha is a small lake in central Africa. It straddles the border between Burundi and Rwanda.
Nemba Airport is an airport in Rwanda.