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The University of Rwanda Butare campus was founded in 2013. Before that, the Butare campus went by the name of National University of Rwanda subsequent its foundation in 1963. Due to the large number of university students and student-centered activities in the city, Butare is often regarded as a university city. It also held the Nyakibanda Seminary and the Rwandan National Institute of Scientific Research.
The city of Butare has long been regarded as the intellectual capital of the country, while Kigali holds most political power.
The Ethnographic Museum was built in the early 1990s and is a source of information on the cultural history of the country and the region.
Places of worshipEdit
Among the places of worship, they are predominantly Christian churches and temples : Roman Catholic Diocese of Butare (Catholic Church), (Lutheran Church of Rwanda (Lutheran World Federation), Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda (Anglican Communion), Union of Baptist Churches in Rwanda (Baptist World Alliance), Assemblies of God, Church of the Nazarene. There are also Muslim mosques.
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- "Butare, a university town." National University of Rwanda. 22 January 2001. Retrieved on 11 November 2018.
- Britannica, Butare, britannica.com, USA, accessed on June 30, 2019
- J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann, Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, ABC-CLIO, USA, 2010, p. 2481