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Kibuye, Rwanda

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Country  Rwanda
District  Karongi
Climate  Aw
Local time  Monday 2:36 PM
Admin. Province  Western Province
Elevation  1,457 m (4,780 ft)
Population  48,024 (2015)
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Weather  26°C, Wind W at 10 km/h, 64% Humidity

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Kibuye is a city in Karongi District, and the headquarters of the Western Province in Rwanda.

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Map of Kibuye, Rwanda

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Location

The city lies on the eastern shores of Lake Kivu, between Gisenyi and Cyangugu, approximately 135 kilometres (84 mi), by road, west of Kigali, the capital and largest city in the country. The geographical coordinates of the town are: 2°03'42.0"S, 29°20'54.0"E (Latitude:-2.061672; Longitude:29.348344).

Overview

Kibuye is known as a beach resort and is within driving distance of two national parks. It 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.

Both Kibuye Power Plant 1 and KivuWatt Power Station lie within Kibuye.

References

Kibuye, Rwanda Wikipedia


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