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: 07:21 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:04 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: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

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 07:21 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 85% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of April 2024

21°C (71 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

25°C (76 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

27°C (80 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

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

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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?

Moriah Hill Resort - Rwanda

Published: November 03, 2018
Length: 48:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kate Webster - Travel Journalist

Perched on a hill overlooking Lake Kivu is the Moriah Hill Resort in Rwanda.

非洲| 盧安達Kibuye: Kivu湖 | 藍猴子與蝙蝠的一日船上行程

Published: March 09, 2019
Length: 59:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 小白Pai

在街邊的小吃店遇到Kabara,原本認為是掮客想把他打發走, 後來也不知道哪裡來的膽子,一個人就跟他去了隔天的Boat Trip。 這是我第一次一個人包...

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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

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