in Gicumbi District of Northern Province, Rwanda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.626 and 30.103 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 37' 34" and E 30° 6' 10"
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: 12:00 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:45 am and 5:53 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 Rwanda in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Rwanda.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Rwanda. Last Update: 2020-09-28 07:18:53

Delve into Kamwumba

Kamwumba in Gicumbi District (Northern Province) is a city located in Rwanda about 23 mi (or 36 km) north of Kigali, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kamwumba is now 12:00 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kamwumba. The closest airport in Rwanda is Kigali International Airport in a distance of 24 mi (or 38 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 58 mi (or 93 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Byumba, Kigali, Kabale, Rwamagana and Kisoro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 52% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 29th of September 2020

27°C (80 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 30th of September 2020

27°C (81 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 1st of October 2020

28°C (82 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

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2013-2014 (1) Afrika med Rosa bussarna

Published: July 26, 2014
Length: 53:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mats-Olof Sander

På väg från Kigali till Ruhengeri.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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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.

Located at -1.58333, 30.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Northern Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda

Byumba Province

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.

Located at -1.5863, 30.0627 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former provinces of Rwanda, States and territories disestablished in 2006

Gicumbi District

Gicumbi is a district (akarere) in Northern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Byumba, which is also the provincial capital.

Located at -1.61667, 30.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Districts of Rwanda