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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. 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.
Cities, towns & villages in Northern Province
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MusanzeRuhengeri is a city and capital of Musanze District in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Some sources now refer to the city itself as Musanze, after the district in which it lies. This has to do with the adopted policy of renaming Rwanda cities, which was done to eliminate terrible memories of the past and to install new administrational infrastructure in the country. Ruhengeri (Musanze) lies near the twin lakes of Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo and is the gateway city to Volcanoes National Park and the famous mountain gorillas in the north-western part of the country. Show Musanzeon the map
MulindiThere are many tea plantations in the area. President Paul Kagame lead the Rwandan Patriotic Front during the Rwandan Civil War from Mulindi between 1990 and 1994. In December 2012 construction of the National Liberation Struggle Museum was started at the site of the Rwandan Patriotic Front headquarters from August 1992 to July 1994. Matt Harding's favorite Where the Hell is Matt? 2006 clip was the kids in Mulindi dancing with him. Show Mulindion the map
ByumbaByumba is a city in northern Rwanda, and is the capital of Gicumbi District. It is home to an SOS Children's Village. The city lies about 60 kilometres (37 mi), north of the capital Kigali. This location lies approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi), south of the International border with Uganda at Gatuna. Show Byumbaon the map
MasoroMasoro is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda.The Masoro Project is an ongoing project run by Indiegogo using Earthbag construction in order to create easy to build, two floor houses for the people of Masoro. Show Masoroon the map
GatunaGatuna is a town in northern Rwanda. It is a border town that sits across from the town of Katuna, in neighboring Uganda. Show Gatunaon the map
TareTare, Rwanda is a town and sector and capital of Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Tareon the map
ShyorongiShyorongi is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Shyorongion the map
NtarabanaNtarabana is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Ntarabanaon the map
GashakiGashaki is a town and sector in the Musanze district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Gashakion the map
MurambiMurambi is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Murambion the map
RukozoRukozo is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Rukozoon the map
CyungoCyungo is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Cyungoon the map
BuyogaBuyoga is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Buyogaon the map
BuregaBurega is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Buregaon the map
RusigaRusiga is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Rusigaon the map
BusogoBusogo is a town and sector in the Musanze district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Busogoon the map
TumbaTumba is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Tumbaon the map
MbogoMbogo is a town and sector in the Rulindo district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Mbogoon the map
CyuveCyuve is a town and sector in the Musanze district of Northern Province, Rwanda. Show Cyuveon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Northern Province
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Ruhengeri ProvinceRuhengeri Province (or Ruhengeri Prefecture) was one of the twelve provinces of Rwanda until the end of 2005, when boundaries were redrawn to create five multiethnic provinces. The province was in the north of the country, bordered to the north by Uganda and to the northwest by the Democratic Republic of Congo. It consisted of 10 districts. It had an area of 1,651.2 square kilometres, of which 1,439.2 are considered habitable. The region is mountainous, and includes the 4,507-meter dormant volcano, Mount Karisimbi.Show on map
Northern ProvinceNorthern 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. 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.Show on map
Gicumbi DistrictGicumbi is a district (akarere) in Northern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Byumba, which is also the provincial capital.Show on map
Byumba ProvinceByumba Province was one of the 12 former provinces (intara) of Rwanda and was situated in the north of the country, sharing a border with Uganda. It had an area of some 1,796 km2 (693 square miles) and its population was estimated at 782,427 (2002 figures) prior to its dissolution in January 2006.Show on map
Gakenke DistrictGakenke is a district (akarere) in Northern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Gakenke town.The district has started implementing a building plan with demarcation for land usage and public facilities.Show on map
Musanze DistrictMusanze is a district in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Its capital city is Ruhengeri, which is also sometimes known as Musanze.Show on map
Rulindo DistrictRulindo is a district (akarere) in Northern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Tare (also known as Bushoki).Show on map
Burera DistrictBurera is a district (akarere) in Northern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Cyeru.Show on map
Different buildings in Northern Province
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Ruhengeri AirportRuhengeri Airport is an airport in Rwanda.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Northern Province
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MuhaburaMount Muhabura, also known as Mount Muhavura, is an extinct volcano in the Virunga Mountains on the border between Rwanda and Uganda. At 4,127 metres (13,540 ft) Muhabura is the third highest of the eight major mountains of the mountain range, which is a part of the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. Muhabura is partly in the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda and partly in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda. The name Muhabura means \"The Guide\" in the local language, Kinyarwanda. It can be seen from many parts of Uganda and Rwanda because of its slope.Show on map
Parc National des VolcansVolcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) lies in northwestern Rwanda and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo), which are covered in rainforest and bamboo. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey.Show on map