Shota
in Rusizi District of Western Province, Rwanda

How to get there and get around
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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-2.612 and 29.005 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -2° 36' 44" and E 29° 0' 19"
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: 12:37 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:09 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-07-08 07:23:41

Delve into Shota

Shota in Rusizi District (Western Province) is a city located in Rwanda about 86 mi (or 138 km) south-west of Kigali, the country's capital town.

Current time in Shota is now 12:37 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Shota. The closest airport in Rwanda is Kamembe Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 20 km), North-West. 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 79 mi (or 127 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bukavu, Cibitoke, Buganda, Gikongoro and Bubanza. 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 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 4% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 9th of July 2020

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 10th of July 2020

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Tours-TV.com: Karengera

Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 39:11 min
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Author: ToursTV Com

Rwanda. See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Karengera .


Huge Ants

Published: August 14, 2009
Length: 51:03 min
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Author: Namenut

Saw these huge Rwandese (Rwandan) ants working hard, had to capture them.


Journey

Published: May 27, 2019
Length: 14:50 min
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Author: Jalal Khan

Big hill view.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Bugarama

Bugarama is a town in western Rwanda.

Located at -2.61, 29.02 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rusizi District, Western Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda