in Musanze District of Northern Province, Rwanda
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -1.500 and 29.635 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -1° 29' 59" and E 29° 38' 5"
- 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: 11:12 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kigali
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:00 am and 6:05 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: 2020-04-08 07:22:58
Musanze in Musanze District (Northern Province) with it's 86,685 inhabitants is a city in Rwanda about 43 mi (or 69 km) north-west of Kigali, the country's capital.
Local time in Musanze is now 11:12 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Musanze. The closest airport in Rwanda is Ruhengeri Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), West. 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 40 mi (or 65 km). If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kisoro, Gisenyi, Kabale, Byumba and Goma. 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||16°C / 61 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 67 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 60 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||16%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 63% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Thursday, 9th of April 2020
21°C (70 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Friday, 10th of April 2020
23°C (73 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 11th of April 2020
22°C (72 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
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.
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.
Volcanic lake - Ruhengeri
Vulkanisch meer in het Ruhengeri district in het Noorden van Rwanda. Juni 2012.
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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.
Ruhengeri is a city and capital of Musanze District in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Some sources now refer to the city itself as Musanze, after the district in which it lies. It lies near the twin lakes of Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo and is the gateway city to Volcanoes National Park and the famous Mountain Gorillas in the northwestern part of the country.
Musanze is a district in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Its capital city is Ruhengeri, which is also sometimes known as Musanze.
Ruhengeri Airport is an airport in Rwanda.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Musanze.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ruhengeri, Musanze, RHG, Ruhengeris, Рухенгери