in Western Province, Rwanda
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -1.694 and 29.245 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -1° 41' 36" and E 29° 14' 40"
- 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: 05:18 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kigali
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:05 am and 6:09 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Banana Village
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,5 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: 2020-08-14 07:21:12
Delve into Goma
Goma in Western Province is located in Rwanda about 59 mi (or 95 km) west of Kigali, the country's capital town.
Current time in Goma is now 05:18 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Goma. The closest is airport we know is Goma International Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km). The closest airport in Rwanda is Gisenyi Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 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 Kahuzi-Biega National Park in Democratic republic of the congo at a distance of 37 mi (or 59 km). If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gisenyi, Goma, Kibuye, Kisoro and Gitarama. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F
|Morning Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Saturday, 15th of August 2020
26°C (79 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Sunday, 16th of August 2020
26°C (79 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Monday, 17th of August 2020
26°C (79 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Auguri da Goma
Pubblichiamo un video ricevuto da Carmelina e Albino Pellegrino, volontari VIS a Goma (Congo), presso il centro Salesiano don Bosco Ngangi: "Ho preparato un piccolo video "Auguri da Goma" dove...
Tous les militaires et policiers de Goma forcés de devenir M23
Un jour après la prise de la ville de Goma, à l'est du la République Démocratique du Congo, les rebelles du M23 renforcent plus leur autorité dans la ville de Goma. C'est à travers...
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UPENDO CHOIR VOL2.
La prise de la ville de Goma en novembre 2012 par le M23 en présence de la MONUSCO
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KEMG et Goma, ville martyre
Présentation de KEMG (Kivu Emergency Medical Group), association médicale sans but lucratif basée à Goma, Nord Kivu, R.D. Congo.
Teaser Meurtre à Goma
Bande-annonce du reportage de Philippe Brewaeys "Meurtre à Goma" diffusé le 30 juin 2010 à la RTBF dans l'émission "Devoir d'enquête". Réalisation : Erik Silance. Production : Zebra Images.
#RDC #Goma Des quarantaines de prisonniers se sont évadés de la prison centrale
Ce samedi 20 décembre 2014,des crépitements des balles ont été entendus dans le camps Munzenze situé à coté de la prison centrale de Goma. Cela signalait l'évasion des quarantaines...
Goma Peace Exchange
Story of the Goma Peace Exchange, organised by Insight on Conflict. The event brought together 20 different peacebuilding organisations from 4 provinces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ...
Goma: L'économie récupère à peine après le retrait des rebelles
Les activités reprennent petit à petit à Goma quelques jours après le retrait du M23 de la ville. Les élèves ont également repris le chemin de l'école. Mais jusqu' à ce lundi 3 décembre...
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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.
Goma is a city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi. The lake and the two cities are in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift system. Goma lies only 13 to 18 km due south of the crater of the active Nyiragongo Volcano. The recent history of Goma has been dominated by the volcano and the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, which in turn fuelled the First and Second Congo Wars.
Gisenyi is a city in Rubavu district in the Western Province of Rwanda. Gisenyi is contiguous with Goma, the city across the border in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The population of the city is about 106 000 (2009).
Stade de Virunga
Stade de Virunga is a multi-use stadium in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue for DC Virunga. The stadium has a capacity of 8,000 people.
Goma International Airport
Goma International Airport is an airport serving Goma, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122
On 15 April 2008, Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 plane crashed into a residential and market area of Goma of the Democratic Republic of the Congo immediately south of Goma International Airport.
Gisenyi Airport is an airport in Rwanda.
2013 Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation crash
The 2013 Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation crash was a Fokker 50 cargo service operated by that carrier that crashed in poor weather on approach to Goma International Airport, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on 4 March 2013. There were nine occupants on board the aircraft; six perished in the accident. No fatalities were reported on the ground, despite the aircraft crashing into a populated area of the city of Goma.
The Sebeya River is a river in Western Province, Rwanda that empties into Lake Kivu just south of the town of Gisenyi.
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