in Musanze District of Northern Province, Rwanda
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -1.443 and 29.590 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -1° 26' 33" and E 29° 35' 24"
- 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: 04:21 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kigali
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:06 am and 6:09 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Banana Village
- 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: 2020-07-16 07:21:38
Kinigi in Musanze District (Northern Province) is a town located in Rwanda about 48 mi (or 77 km) north-west of Kigali, the country's capital place.
Time in Kinigi is now 04:21 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Kinigi. The closest airport in Rwanda is Ruhengeri Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), South-East. 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 36 mi (or 59 km). Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kisoro, Gisenyi, Goma, Kabale and Byumba. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 63 °F
|Morning Temperature||14°C / 57 °F|
|Evening Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Night Temperature||14°C / 57 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Friday, 17th of July 2020
19°C (66 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Saturday, 18th of July 2020
19°C (66 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Sunday, 19th of July 2020
21°C (71 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Valley Outside Ruhengeri
This valley is about a ten minute walk outside of Ruhengeri in northern Rwanda.
A close encounter, of a fluffy kind, with a 7 year old mountain gorilla in Rwanda.
Project Rwanda Bike in Ruhengeri
A Project Rwanda Coffe Bike sitting outside a shop in Ruhengeri. www.projectrwanda.com.
Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda | Volcanoes National Park
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.
Gorilla tracking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park
After few hours of trekking the hill of a volcano in Rwanda, we came across a gorilla family of 23 members and spent 1 hour with them. This was a lifetime experience and will stay in our memory...
Mountain gorilla encounter Volcanoes National park Rwanda Two Thirsty Travellers
Short video which shows a pregnant, female Mountain Gorilla in the Volcanoes National Park Rwanda, brushing past one of the visitors to her family, Isabakuru.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, Ruanda - © Abendsonne Afrika
http://www.african-sunset.com - Visit Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Rwanda with Abendsonne Afrika - Your Safari Specialist.
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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.
The Virunga Mountains are a chain of volcanoes in East Africa, along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. The mountain range is a branch of the Albertine Rift Mountains, which border the western branch of the East African Rift. They are located between Lake Edward and Lake Kivu. The name "Virunga" is an English version of the Kinyarwanda word ibirunga, which means "volcanoes". The mountain range consists of eight major volcanoes.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kinigi.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kinigi, Colline Kinigi