Area 3,276 km²
|Other settlements Ruhengeri|
Points of interest Volcanoes National Park, Mount Bisoke, Mount Karisimbi, Musanze Caves
Sunzu village northern province rwanda with tom allen from bridge 2 rwanda
Northern Province (Kinyarwanda: Intara y'Amajyaruguru; French: Province du Nord) is one of Rwanda's five provinces. It was created in early January 2006 as part of a government decentralization program that re-organized the country's local government structures.
- Sunzu village northern province rwanda with tom allen from bridge 2 rwanda
- Map of Northern Province Rwanda
Map of Northern Province, Rwanda
Northern Province comprises most of the former provinces of Ruhengeri and Byumba, along with northern portions of Kigali Rural. It is divided into the districts of Burera, Gicumbi, Gakenke, Musanze, and Rulindo.
The capital city of Northern Province is Musanze.
The province's official languages are English, French and Kinyarwanda.
The governor, appointed by presidential decree, is currently Mr. Aime Bosenibamwe.
The preceding governor of Northern province was Boniface Rucagu, formerly governor of Ruhengeri Province.