in Province du Nord-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.411 and 29.375 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 24' 41" and E 29° 22' 28"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CDF
Spoken languages:
French, Lingala, Kongo
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:41 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:59 am and 6:01 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Democratic Republic of the Congo. Last Update: 2020-06-01 07:22:14

Explore Rugari

Rugari in Province du Nord-Kivu is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 991 mi (or 1,595 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

Local time in Rugari is now 06:41 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Rugari. The closest is airport we know is Ruhengeri Airport in Rwanda in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda at a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km). The closest in Democratic Republic of the Congo is Kahuzi-Biega National Park in a distance of 44 mi (or 63 km), North-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Goma, Gisenyi, Kisoro, Kanungu and Kabale. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 34% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 2nd of June 2020

22°C (71 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 3rd of June 2020

21°C (70 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

20°C (69 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda | Volcanoes National Park

Published: December 10, 2014
Length: 02:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Siddhartha Joshi

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is the best place for Gorilla sightings in the wild. I visited the Amahoro family which is one of the friendliest and second biggest of all families.

Bowled over (literally) by Rwanda's Mountain Gorillas

Published: November 03, 2013
Length: 57:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: wilkeliz

Our brief hour with the Sabyinyo Group in Volcanoes National Park was everything we hoped it would be. And it put all of our preparations to good use, including the short study we'd done on...

Rwanda - Berggorilla

Published: April 27, 2011
Length: 34:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Er zijn nog slechts drie landen op de wereld waar u de berggorilla's kunt bezoeken. In Rwanda is dit mogelijk in het Volcanoes National Park. U loopt door de dichter bossen naar deze indrukwekkende.

Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda

Published: January 29, 2009
Length: 00:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rr7110

my trip to see the mountain gorillas in Rwanda.

Linda's Mountain Gorilla Encounter -- Video by Bill & Linda Klipp

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 15:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bill Klipp

We recently traveled to Rwanda to trek for Mountain Gorillas in Virunga Volcanoes National Park. After hiking for several hours we entered the tangled bamboo forests where the trackers found...

Silverback gorilla close pass in Rwanda

Published: January 04, 2015
Length: 46:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JMBCGB

We hiked for 3 hours through Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, Africa (Virunga Mountains) to reach the Agashya mountain gorilla group (formerly group 13) to spend an hour in close proximity...

Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 40:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dorian Banks

Visiting the Agasha family at Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Trek in was approximately an hour and half to find the family on a steep hillside. Luckily we are all fit enough to make the distance.

Baby and Silverback Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Published: March 02, 2015
Length: 57:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: WorldwideXplorer

The baby and silverback gorillas of the family that we hiked to see were peacefully enjoying bamboo together. You can hear some grunting in the background; this was our guide, reassuring the...

Gorilla trekking Rwanda - Silverback & gorilla babies fighting

Published: November 30, 2008
Length: 47:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Essta1

This is the biggest gorilla group i rwanda, called the Suza group.

Silverback gorilla in Volcanoes National Park.

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 37:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dorian Banks

Head of the Agasha family.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lulenga, Rugari