in Western Province, Rwanda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.725 and 29.256 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 43' 31" and E 29° 15' 23"
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: 03:40 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:01 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: 2020-06-01 07:22:14

Delve into Rurembo

Rurembo in Western Province is a city located in Rwanda about 58 mi (or 93 km) west of Kigali, the country's capital town.

Current time in Rurembo is now 03:40 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Rurembo. The closest airport in Rwanda is Gisenyi Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 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 38 mi (or 62 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gisenyi, Goma, Kibuye, Gitarama and Kisoro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 89% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 2nd of June 2020

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 3rd of June 2020

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Belvedere Hotel

1,7 mi
Ruhengeri-Gisenyi Rd

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


1,5 mi
0000 Gisenyi

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 11:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Auguri da Goma

Published: January 01, 2013
Length: 53:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andrea Gramazio

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

Published: November 28, 2012
Length: 40:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: IWPR

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...


Published: December 10, 2014
Length: 35:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Joseph AMANI


La prise de la ville de Goma en novembre 2012 par le M23 en présence de la MONUSCO

Published: September 25, 2013
Length: 06:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bahara Chris

c'est sans but lucratif juste iau monde entier de tous ce qui se passe dans ma ville de Goma. Eten plus tous les bloggeurs du monde et internautes. CERACUSE KIKA CHRIS,bloggeur francophone...

KEMG et Goma, ville martyre

Published: December 09, 2014
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ghislain de Dreuzy

Présentation de KEMG (Kivu Emergency Medical Group), association médicale sans but lucratif basée à Goma, Nord Kivu, R.D. Congo.

Teaser Meurtre à Goma

Published: May 14, 2010
Length: 34:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ZebraImages

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

Published: December 22, 2014
Length: 32:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Guylain Balume

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: L'économie récupère à peine après le retrait des rebelles

Published: December 06, 2012
Length: 41:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: IWPR

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...

Bon annee 2015 a Goma

Published: January 25, 2015
Length: 23:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Serge Mul

A occasion de la fete de bon annee et du bapteme de ma petite soeur Arielle

La hausse du prix des légumes inquiète les ménagères.

Published: January 07, 2013
Length: 34:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: IWPR

Une hausse du prix des légumes a été observée ces derniers jours dans la ville de Goma, cela malgré la reprise des activités champêtres après le retrait du mouvement rebelle M23 des...

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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.

Located at -1.68333, 29.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in North Kivu, Populated places on Lake Kivu, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo–Rwanda border crossings, Cities in the Great Rift Valley


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).

Located at -1.7, 29.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Western Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda, Populated places on Lake Kivu, Cities in the Great Rift Valley

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.

Located at -1.68333, 29.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Accidents and incidents involving the Fokker 50, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2013, 2013 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Goma

Sebeya River

The Sebeya River is a river in Western Province, Rwanda that empties into Lake Kivu just south of the town of Gisenyi.

Located at -1.70578, 29.2608 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Rwanda

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rurembo, Extraction de gaz Rurembo