in Nyanza District of Southern Province, Rwanda
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -2.352 and 29.751 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -2° 21' 6" and E 29° 45' 3"
- 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: 11:00 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kigali
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:08 am and 6:21 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: 2,8 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: 2023-02-04 08:15:45
Delve into Nyanza
Nyanza in Nyanza District (Southern Province) is a city located in Rwanda about 35 mi (or 56 km) south-west of Kigali, the country's capital town.
Current time in Nyanza is now 11:00 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Nyanza. The closest airport in Rwanda is Butare Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 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 Kahuzi-Biega National Park in Democratic republic of the congo at a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gikongoro, Butare, Gitarama, Kirundo and Kibuye. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F
|Morning Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Evening Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Night Temperature||14°C / 57 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Sunday, 5th of February 2023
25°C (77 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Monday, 6th of February 2023
24°C (75 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Tuesday, 7th of February 2023
25°C (76 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
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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.
Nyanza (also known as Nyabisindu) is a town located in Nyanza (district) in the Southern Province of Rwanda. The old Royal Palace of the Rwandan monarchy is located in the town of Nyanza. It is now the Rwesero Art Museum. Nyanza was the capital of the Kingdom of Rwanda from 1958 to 1962. During the Rwandan Genocide the town of Nyanza was the site of a large massacre of Tutsis and Moderate Hutus
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Nyanza.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: