in Nyanza District of Southern Province, Rwanda

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Location Summary
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: 07:12 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:57 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Rwanda in Eastern Africa

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: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

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 07:12 AM (Thursday). 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: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 60% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 24th of May 2024

22°C (72 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

23°C (74 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

23°C (74 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

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Published: January 24, 2009
Length: 55:06 min
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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Nyanza, Rwanda

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

Located at -2.35, 29.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda, Royal residences in Rwanda

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