Gakenke District

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Gakenke 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.[1]

Gakenke District
Shown within Northern Province and Rwanda
Shown within Northern Province and Rwanda
CountryRwanda
ProvinceNorthern
CapitalGakenke
Area
 • Total704 km2 (272 sq mi)
Population
 (2012 census)
 • Total338,234
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)

SectorsEdit

Gakenke district is divided into 19 sectors (imirenge): Busengo, Coko, Cyabingo, Gakenke, Gashenyi, Mugunga, Janja, Kamubuga, Karambo, Kivuruga, Mataba, Minazi, Muhondo, Muyongwe, Muzo, Nemba, Ruli, Rusasa and Rushashi.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Districts of Rwanda". Statoids.
  • Inzego.doc — Province, District and Sector information from MINALOC, the Rwanda ministry of local government.
  1. ^ "Gakenke district gets new master plan". www.monpalais.com. Archived from the original on 10 July 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2012.

Coordinates: 1°42′S 29°47′E / 1.700°S 29.783°E / -1.700; 29.783