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Map of Eastern Province district in Rwanda

Basic information about Eastern_Province
Eastern Province (Kinyarwanda: Intara y'Iburasirazuba; French: Province de l'Est) is the largest, the most populous and the least densely populated 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. It has seven districts: Bugesera, Gatsibo, Kayonza, Ngoma, Kirehe, Nyagatare and Rwamagana. The capital city of the Eastern Province is Rwamagana. The Eastern Province comprises the former provinces of Kibungo and Umutara, most of Kigali Rural, and part of Byumba.
Cities, towns & villages in Eastern Province
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GatundaGatunda is one of the 14 sectors (imirenge) of Nyagatare District, Eastern Province, Rwanda. It is located in the central West of the district, and North East of Rwanda. It is the second smallest sector in Nyagatare District and the third most densely populous with the density of almost twice the district average. This high density of the population is the result of the fertile soil found in the sector. The main economic activity is agriculture. Beans, maize, peanuts, sorghum, pineapples are grown there. The sector contains large banana plantations. As part of the Umutara region, the sector is also known for cattle husbandry. Gatunda Sector is divided into seven cells: Nyangara, Nyarurema, Cyagaju, Rwensheke, Nyamikamba, Nyamirembe and Kabeza. The office of Gatunda Sector is located in Nya Show Gatundaon the map
KayonzaKayonza is a small town in Kayonza district, Eastern Province, Rwanda. The town is centred on a roundabout, where the road east from Kigali splits into the road running north to the Ugandan border, and the road south to Tanzania. It is a major transport hub because of this junction, where a sizeable taxi-minibus park and terminus offers the Okapi, Atraco and Stella express services. It is also used as an overnight rest stop for lorry (i.e., truck) drivers from Tanzania to Kigali and beyond. A small hotel provides basic accommodation, and there are two petrol pumps, a conference centre, a twice-weekly market and various bars and television halls. Show Kayonzaon the map
GahiniGahini is a village and sector in Kayonza District, Eastern Province, Rwanda. It is situated on a hill, at an altitude of 1,520 metres (4,990 ft) above sea-level, close to the eastern edge of Lake Muhazi and 73 kilometres (45 mi) by road from the capital, Kigali. The village is the centre of one of the nine dioceses of the Eglise Episcopale au Rwanda (EER), the Anglican church of Rwanda, and one of the four Rwandan sites chosen by the Church Missionary Society (CMS), who built a large mission, hospital and schools in the village. Show Gahinion the map
NyagatareNyagatare is a town in the North East of Rwanda. With a population of more than 100,000, it is one of the most populous settlements in the Eastern Province along with Rwamagana and Kibungo. Show Nyagatareon the map
NyamataNyamata is a town in southeastern Rwanda. Nyamata literally means \"place of milk\" from the two Kinyarwanda words \"nya-\" (of) and \"amata\" (milk). Show Nyamataon the map
NyarubuyeNyarubuye is a district (akarere) of the East Province in Rwanda . Population: 49,565 (2002 figures); area: 439 square kilometers. Show Nyarubuyeon the map
MuhaziMuhazi is a district (akarere) of the Rwandan province of Kibungo. Population: 58,492 (2002 figures); area: 150 square kilometers. Show Muhazion the map
KibungoKibungo is a town in the Republic of Rwanda. It is the political, administrative and commercial capital of Ngoma District. Show Kibungoon the map
RwamaganaRwamagana is a city and capital of both Rwamagana district and the Eastern Province of Rwanda Show Rwamaganaon the map
KabaroreKabarore is a town in Rwanda. It is the headquarters of Gatsibo District. Show Kabaroreon the map
NembaNemba is a settlement in Rwanda. Show Nembaon the map
KagitumbaKagitumba is a town in Rwanda. Show Kagitumbaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Eastern Province
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GatundaGatunda is one of the 14 sectors (imirenge) of Nyagatare District, Eastern Province, Rwanda. It is located in the central West of the district, and North East of Rwanda. It is the second smallest sector in Nyagatare District and the third most densely populous with the density of almost twice the district average. This high density of the population is the result of the fertile soil found in the sector. The main economic activity is agriculture. Beans, maize, peanuts, sorghum, pineapples are grown there. The sector contains large banana plantations. As part of the Umutara region, the sector is also known for cattle husbandry. Gatunda Sector is divided into seven cells: Nyangara, Nyarurema, Cyagaju, Rwensheke, Nyamikamba, Nyamirembe and Kabeza. The office of Gatunda Sector is located in NyaShow on map
Eastern ProvinceEastern Province (Kinyarwanda: Intara y'Iburasirazuba; French: Province de l'Est) is the largest, the most populous and the least densely populated 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. It has seven districts: Bugesera, Gatsibo, Kayonza, Ngoma, Kirehe, Nyagatare and Rwamagana. The capital city of the Eastern Province is Rwamagana. The Eastern Province comprises the former provinces of Kibungo and Umutara, most of Kigali Rural, and part of Byumba.Show on map
GahiniGahini is a village and sector in Kayonza District, Eastern Province, Rwanda. It is situated on a hill, at an altitude of 1,520 metres (4,990 ft) above sea-level, close to the eastern edge of Lake Muhazi and 73 kilometres (45 mi) by road from the capital, Kigali. The village is the centre of one of the nine dioceses of the Eglise Episcopale au Rwanda (EER), the Anglican church of Rwanda, and one of the four Rwandan sites chosen by the Church Missionary Society (CMS), who built a large mission, hospital and schools in the village.Show on map
Rusumo DistrictRusumo was a district (akarere) in the former Rwandan province of Kibungo. The district was abolished, along with the Kibungo Province, during local government reorganisation in 2006. The area covered by the Rusumo district is now contained in the larger Kirehe District, within the Eastern Province. Population: 149,643 (2002 figures); area: 601 square kilometers. It is separated from Tanzania by the Kagera River, which is distinguished by the Rusumo Falls.Show on map
Kibungo ProvinceKibungo was a south-eastern province of Rwanda known for its production of bananas. In 2006, it became part of the new Eastern Province. Kibungo Municipality is also a municipality within the province. Districts and municipalities: 1. \n* District of Rusumo 2. \n* District of Rukira 3. \n* District of Nyarubuye 4. \n* District of Mirenge 5. \n* Municipality of Kibungo 6. \n* District of Kigarama 7. \n* Municipality of Rwamagana 8. \n* District of Muhazi 9. \n* District of Kayonza 10. \n* District of CyarubareShow on map
Bugesera DistrictBugesera is a district (akarere) in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Nyamata. The district is the location of two memorial sites of the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda at Ntarama and Nyamata.Show on map
Kirehe DistrictKirehe is a district (akarere) in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Kirehe town (which is usually known as Rusumo, being the major settlement of the former Rusumo district).Show on map
Rwamagana DistrictRwamagana is a district (akarere) in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Kigabiro city, which is also the provincial capital.Show on map
Kayonza DistrictKayonza is a district (akarere) in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Mukarange.Show on map
Gatsibo DistrictGatsibo is a district (akarere) in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Kabarore.Show on map
Ngoma DistrictNgoma is a district (akarere) in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Kibungo.Show on map
Different buildings in Eastern Province
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Bugesera International AirportBugesera International Airport (IATA: n/a, ICAO: n/a) is a planned airport to be constructed in Rwanda.Show on map
Nemba AirportNemba Airport is an airport in Rwanda.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Eastern Province
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Lac MuhaziLake Muhazi (Kinyarwanda: Ikiyaga cya Muhazi) is a long thin shallow lake in the east of Rwanda. The bulk of the lake lies in the Eastern Province, with the western end forming the border between the Northern and Kigali Provinces. It is a flooded valley lake, lying predominantly in an east to west direction, but with numerous offshoots in a north to south direction, formerly the location of tributaries. The lake has a concrete dam at the western end, constructed in 1999 to replace an earth dam which had existed since time immemorial. The lake empties into the Nyabugogo River, which flows southwards to Kigali where it meets the Nyabarongo River, part of the upper Nile.Show on map