in Musanze District of Northern Province, Rwanda
- 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: 04:50 AM (Monday)
- 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 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: 2020-04-05 07:24:15
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 04:50 AM (Monday). 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: 23°C / 74 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 60 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 67 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||5%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Tuesday, 7th of April 2020
24°C (76 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 8th of April 2020
23°C (73 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 9th of April 2020
22°C (71 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken 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.
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.
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 Opyrwa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Opyrwa, Obyrwa, Obirwa