in Gicumbi District of Northern Province, Rwanda
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -1.576 and 30.067 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -1° 34' 34" and E 30° 4' 2"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Franc - RWF
- Spoken languages:
- Kinyarwanda, English, French, Swahili
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:59 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kigali
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:00 am and 6:06 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Banana Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Rwanda.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Rwanda. Last Update: 2020-04-01 07:28:26
Byumba in Gicumbi District (Northern Province) with it's 70,593 citizens is a place in Rwanda about 26 mi (or 42 km) north of Kigali, the country's capital city.
Current time in Byumba is now 01:59 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Byumba. The closest airport in Rwanda is Kigali International Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 44 km), South. 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 53 mi (or 86 km).
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kabale, Kigali, Kisoro, Rwamagana and Gitarama. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Evening Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||6%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 28% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Thursday, 2nd of April 2020
28°C (82 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Friday, 3rd of April 2020
26°C (79 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, clear sky.
Saturday, 4th of April 2020
23°C (73 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
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.
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.
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.
These districts belong to Byumba.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Byumba.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Biumba, Byumba, Bjumba, Биумба