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: 02:05 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kigali
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:51 am and 5:57 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
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 02:05 AM (Friday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F
|Morning Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Evening Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 60 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013.7 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 26% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Saturday, 21st of September 2019
23°C (73 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Sunday, 22nd of September 2019
23°C (74 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Monday, 23rd of September 2019
23°C (74 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Videos from this area
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Kubaka, the story of Miracle Corners Rwanda (PART 1 OF 2)
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Testing my zoom on the Canon GL2 Filmed by Reynolds Whalen, 2009.
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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
Gikongoro is a city in Nyamagabe district, Southern Province, Rwanda. It was previously part of Gikongoro Province, which has been disestablished.
Gikongoro Province was one of the former twelve provinces (intara) of Rwanda and is situated in the southwest of the country. The former province had an area of some 2,146 square kilometers and its population was estimated at 467,300 (2002 figures) prior to its dissolution in January 2006.
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: