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Kigali Destination Guide

Explore Kigali in Rwanda! Kigali in the region of Kigali Province is a town in Rwanda and is the capital of this country.

Considering the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Mwanza, Musoma, Kigoma, Rwamagana, Rwesero or Kabusunzu. When in this area, you might want to check out Nyarugenge, Kicukiro, Muhima, Rugenge, Cyahafi and Nyamirambo as well. Map of the area of Kigali in Rwanda

Local Time

Local time in Kigali is now 06:42 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Kigali" with an UTC offset of 2 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 13°C / 55 °F
Evening 21°C / 70 °F
Night 12°C / 54 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 842.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds
23°C / 73 °F Few clouds

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 15°C (59 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Light rain, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)

Video Collection

Kigali Convention Center - Marketing Vid...

Marketing video of the upcoming Kigali Convention Center in Rwanda. In this video, architects, planners and project developers present their vision for the new Convention Center in Rwandas

07:11 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: July 21, 2014 by FormFest - visuelle Kommunikation

Presidents Kagame and Kenyatta at the Ea...

59:46 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: October 17, 2014 by Paul Kagame


Des Milles Collines Kigali Traveler Phot...

Http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-009f-6b60-ae3a?ytv1=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Hotels Traveler Photos Of Des Milles Collines, Kigali Check Rates at: http://www.travelpod.co

30:56 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: October 28, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWh

President Kagame opens the African Econo...

"African leaders must stand up against being told what to do by everyone who passes by.We have responsibility to redefine Africa's story into one of prosperity&dignity. This is what our people

23:53 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: November 02, 2012 by Paul Kagame


President Kagame speaking at 7th Forum o...

45:59 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: November 09, 2014 by Paul Kagame

Youth Connekt dialogue - Rwandan Youth M...

Http://paulkagame.com/2010/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1124%3Ayouth-are-the-strength-and-the-future-of-our-nation&catid=36%3Anews&Itemid=71&lang=en

19:14 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: July 03, 2013 by Paul Kagame


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Interesting facts about this location

Geography of Rwanda

At 26,338 square kilometres, Rwanda is the world's 149th-largest country. It is comparable in size to Haiti or the state of Maryland in the United States. The entire country is at a high altitude: the lowest point is the Rusizi River at 950 metres above sea level. Rwanda is located in Central/Eastern Africa, and is bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, and Burundi to the south.

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.

Hôtel des Mille Collines

The Hôtel des Mille Collines is a large hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. It became famous after 1,268 people took refuge inside the building during the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. The story of the hotel and its manager at that time, Paul Rusesabagina, was used as the basis of the film Hotel Rwanda.

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Kigali

Kigali, with population of almost 1 million (2009), is the capital and largest city of Rwanda. It is situated near the geographic centre of the nation. The city has been the economic, cultural, and transport hub of Rwanda since it became capital at independence in 1962. The main residence and offices of the President of Rwanda are located in the city, as are the government ministries.

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Kigali International Community School

Kigali International Community School [KICS KICS] is a Christian, non-profit school, founded in 2006, which offers an educational program from kindergarten through grade 12. While prioritizing placement for children of missionaries and Christian cross-cultural workers, KICS affords children of all nationalities an education similar to that offered by schools in the USA. Kigali International Community School is located at Caisse Sociale Estates, Gaculiro, BP 6558, Kigali, Rwanda.

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.

Muhima Hospital

Muhima Hospital (Hôpital Muhima) is a hospital in Kigali, Rwanda.

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Nyarugenge District

Nyarugenge is a district (akarere) in Kigali Province, Rwanda. It is based around the city centre of Kigali (which is actually towards the west of the urban area and the province), and contains most of the city's businesses.

Tags: Kigali Province, Districts of Rwanda
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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Sainte-Famille Church

Sainte-Famille Church (Holy Family Church) is a Catholic church in Kiyovu, downtown Kigali, in Rwanda. It is located on a hill, close to the commercial district of Ruhenge. Sainte-Famille Church was the scene of killings during the genocide in April 1994.

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Stade Amahoro

Amahoro Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kigali City, Rwanda. It is the largest stadium in Rwanda and hosts football matches, concerts, and public events.

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi from center.

Stade Régional Nyamirambo

Nyamirambo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kigali City, Rwanda. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It has an artificial pitch surface

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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

École Technique Officielle

The École Technique Officielle was a Salesian secondary school in Kigali, Rwanda. On April 11, 1994, during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, over 2,000 Rwandans abandoned by the UN, in the school in which they set up base to supervise the peace between the Hutu and Tutsi, were murdered by extremist militia. This event is the subject of the movie Shooting Dogs by Michael Caton-Jones.

Tags: Schools in Rwanda, Rwandan Genocide, Kigali
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Coordinates: -1.96, 30.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.