Opyrwa
in Musanze District of Northern Province, Rwanda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.508 and 29.631 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 30' 29" and E 29° 37' 51"
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: 07:08 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:39 am and 5:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-10-30 08:29:16

Delve into Opyrwa

Opyrwa in Musanze District (Northern Province) is a town located in Rwanda about 42 mi (or 68 km) north-west of Kigali, the country's capital town.

Time in Opyrwa is now 07:08 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Opyrwa. The closest airport in Rwanda is Ruhengeri Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North. 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 41 mi (or 66 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 15%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 61% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 1st of November 2020

21°C (69 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 2nd of November 2020

22°C (72 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 3rd of November 2020

23°C (74 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Faraja Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
Ruhengeri-Gisenyi Rd
Ruhengeri
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: 02:00 - Checkin: 01:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Gorilla Nest Lodge

Address
4,9 mi
Kinigi Musanze District Virunga Mountains
Runyanga
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

Valley Outside Ruhengeri

Published: July 15, 2009
Length: 47:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: daperpkazoo

This valley is about a ten minute walk outside of Ruhengeri in northern Rwanda.


Patrick's request

Published: January 24, 2015
Length: 27:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: zeeguerilla

A close encounter, of a fluffy kind, with a 7 year old mountain gorilla in Rwanda.


Taxi ride from Muko to Nyakinama

Published: March 06, 2009
Length: 51:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Augusto Minatta


Silverback Gorilla

Published: August 19, 2007
Length: 56:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: littlegooner77

More Silverback "action" (i.e. eating) from the Amahoro Group.


Project Rwanda Bike in Ruhengeri

Published: July 15, 2009
Length: 41:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: daperpkazoo

A Project Rwanda Coffe Bike sitting outside a shop in Ruhengeri. www.projectrwanda.com.


Rwanda Gorilla Tracking.mp4

Published: August 27, 2010
Length: 05:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Georg Seywald

Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Video.


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.


Gorilla tracking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park

Published: April 13, 2013
Length: 57:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: VinceAndDrewOnTheGo

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

Published: January 13, 2013
Length: 58:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: twothirstytravellers

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

Published: January 04, 2011
Length: 46:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 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.

Ruhengeri

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.

Located at -1.5, 29.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Northern Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda

Musanze District

Musanze is a district in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Its capital city is Ruhengeri, which is also sometimes known as Musanze.

Located at -1.5, 29.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Rwanda

Ruhengeri Airport

Ruhengeri Airport is an airport in Rwanda.

Located at -1.5, 29.6336 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
, , Airports in Rwanda


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Opyrwa, Obyrwa, Obirwa