in Rusizi District of Western Province, Rwanda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-2.485 and 28.907 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -2° 29' 4" and E 28° 54' 26"
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: 07:43 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 6:03 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: 3,4 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: 2021-06-13 08:35:30

Delve into Cyangugu

Cyangugu in Rusizi District (Western Province) with it's 63,883 habitants is located in Rwanda about 88 mi (or 141 km) south-west of Kigali, the country's capital town.

Current time in Cyangugu is now 07:43 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Cyangugu. The closest airport in Rwanda is Kamembe Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 2 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 69 mi (or 111 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bukavu, Cibitoke, Buganda, Kibuye and Gikongoro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 14th of June 2021

24°C (76 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 15th of June 2021

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 16th of June 2021

24°C (75 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: November 30, 2014
Length: 33:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tout Puissant Mazembe

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Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 29:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tout Puissant Mazembe

30 Novembre 2014 / 30th November 2014 Stade de la Concorde de Kadutu / Bukavu Linafoot / Division I 2014-2015 7e Journée / Day 7 Olympique Club Muungano 0-1 Tout Puissant Mazembe 89e ...

Enfant et droits

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 51:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 3TAMIS

Restaurer l'enfant dans ses droits et réprimer les violences sexuelles...

Rwanda Soccer Commentator

Published: October 02, 2009
Length: 29:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FFpatzaz

9 year old boy commentates our street kid soccer game.

Warrantage schemes

Published: February 27, 2013
Length: 30:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CIALCAafrica

Promoting farmer warrantage schemes for improved crop income.

Clip VDAY Congo

Published: February 21, 2011
Length: 13:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: seigneurd87

Avec le concours de l'UNICEF et sur l'initiative VDAY, des chanteurs musiciens chantent sous la direction du maestro Souzy Kassey.

Extrait de la présentation officielle du logiciel Regulus

Published: October 01, 2014
Length: 43:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Issa Kaduli

Le logiciel d'appui et de suivi des activités scolaire ainsi que de la communication parents-écoles: a était présenté officiellement par le...

Rehema Ministry Muponyi by Dj Gus Collection

Published: October 18, 2013
Length: 54:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gus Utena

Pecheur, Lac Kivu

Published: August 04, 2014
Length: 56:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Josaphat MWENDAMBIO

Une chanson decrivant le regret du pecheur du lac Kivu quand il pense a son avenir.

Квадратный самолет / The square airplane

Published: May 17, 2013
Length: 18:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: About Africa

Конго, г.Букаву.

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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.


Bukavu is a city in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), lying at the extreme south-western edge of Lake Kivu, west of Cyangugu in Rwanda, and separated from it by the outlet of the Ruzizi River. It is the capital of the South Kivu province and as of 2012 it had an estimated population of 806,940.

Located at -2.5, 28.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Bukavu, Populated places established in 1901, Populated places in South Kivu, Populated places on Lake Kivu, Ruzizi River, South Kivu

Kamembe Airport

Kamembe International Airport is an airport near Cyangugu and Kamembe in Rwanda. RwandAir operates 13 weekly flights to and from Kigali, with a Dash 8-100. The airport receives others flights from Tanzania, Uganda and DR Congo. Early in 2010, the Rwanda Gouvernement announced that Kamembe will be modernised.

Located at -2.46222, 28.9078 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cyangugu, Western Province, Rwanda, Airports in Rwanda

Rusizi District

Rusizi is a district (akarere) in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Cyangugu, the major city of the Rwandan south-west and the district contains large parts of the former Cyangugu Province.

Located at -2.48333, 28.8967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Rwanda, Rusizi District

Roman Catholic Diocese of Cyangugu

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cyangugu is a diocese located in the city of Cyangugu in the Ecclesiastical province of Kigali in Rwanda. The Diocese of Cyangugu was established by Pope John Paul II on November 14, 1981.

Located at -2.4866, 28.8951 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cyangugu, Roman Catholic dioceses in Rwanda, Religious organizations established in 1981, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 20th century

Cyangugu Province

Cyangugu Province is one of the 12 former provinces of Rwanda. It is now part of the Western Province. It shares border with Bukavu,a town located in East of the Democratic Republic of Congo).

Located at -2.483, 28.897 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former provinces of Rwanda, States and territories disestablished in 2006


Bukunzi, also known as Mbirizi, was a small kingdom located in the extreme southwest of what is now Rwanda. The kings of Bukunzi were renowned throughout the region for the legendary control of the rain. Located east of the Ruzizi River, Bukunzi was apparently founded by members of the Shi royal family, who fled into political exile following a family dispute. Luhwinja, another small polity, is thought to have emerged from Bukunzi.

Located at -2.48333, 28.8967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rwandan monarchy, Former monarchies of Africa, Geography of Rwanda, 1925 disestablishments

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shangugu, Cyangugu, Rusizi, Сиангугу