in Karongi District of Western Province, Rwanda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-2.060 and 29.348 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -2° 3' 37" and E 29° 20' 52"
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: 02:10 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:04 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
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Delve into Kibuye

Kibuye in Karongi District (Western Province) with it's 48,024 habitants is located in Rwanda about 50 mi (or 80 km) west of Kigali, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kibuye is now 02:10 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Kibuye. The closest airport in Rwanda is Gisenyi Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 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 57 mi (or 91 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gisenyi, Goma, Gitarama, Gikongoro and Nyanza. 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: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 37%
Air Pressure 1013.3 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 38% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 19th of August 2019

22°C (72 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

24°C (74 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

23°C (73 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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Congo Nile Trail in Rwanda

Published: January 27, 2014
Length: 10:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: postvoorwillemv

See us driving a part of the Congo Nile trail Offf road with a 4x4 within a year this all will be asphalt road.

Rwanda Western Province Model Village Documentary

Published: October 15, 2012
Length: 41:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Patrick Mphaka

A documentary video about rural development. The Rwandan government promotes the establishment of a model village in each of its provinces to be a satellite of development for each region....

Moccamaster The Search Episode 2 - Gatsinga Farm

Published: October 25, 2010
Length: 56:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MoccaMasterNordic

We're three guys and a coffee expert traveling the world looking for a better cup of coffee. Here's our story. Kibuye

Published: December 19, 2014
Length: 35:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Rwanda. (基布耶, キブエ). See on map .

Half round gutters Rwanda

Published: June 19, 2011
Length: 10:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: A. B.

Rwandan gutters.

PAXPRESS DEBAT RUBENGERA V.3 :Urubyiruko n'Amakoperative

Published: July 24, 2014
Length: 50:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PAXPRESS Rwanda

Urubyiruko n'Amakoperative.

Moccamaster Coffee Basics - Coffee bean

Published: October 25, 2010
Length: 59:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MoccaMasterNordic

So what does a coffee bean look like anyway? And what kind of transformation does it go thru before it ends up in a cup?

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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.


Kibuye is a city in Karongi district, and the capital of Western Province in Rwanda. The city lies on the eastern shore of Lake Kivu, about halfway down, and between Gisenyi and Cyangugu. It is known as a beach resort and is home to a genocide memorial marking the massacre of 90% of the town's Tutsi population in the Rwandan Civil War. The Ndaba Falls lie near the city. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:2|03|S|29|21|E|region:RW_type:city|| |primary |name= }}

Located at -2.05, 29.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Western Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda, Populated places on Lake Kivu

Karongi District

Karongi is a district (akarere) in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Rubengera, but the district also contains Kibuye, the provincial capital and a major Rwandan lakeside resort.

Located at -2.151, 29.395 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Rwanda

Rutsiro District

Rutsiro is a district (akarere) in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Rutsiro town.

Located at -1.91667, 29.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Western Province, Rwanda, Districts of Rwanda

Koko River, Rutsiro District

The Koko River is a river in the Rutsiro District of western Rwanda that flows into Lake Kivu. It is one of the main rivers draining the western Rwandan mountains into Lake Kivu, the other being the Sebeya River. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} During the colonial era the river defined the boundary between the Kibuye and Gisenyi Prefectures. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} The settlements of Gasiza and Murunda are close to the Koko's convergence with the Rwishwa River. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}}

Located at -1.9915, 29.355 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Rwanda

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kibuye.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kibuye, Kibujė, Кибуе