Gatsibo District

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Gatsibo is a district (akarere) in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Kabarore.

Gatsibo District
Shown within Eastern Province and Rwanda
Shown within Eastern Province and Rwanda
CountryRwanda
ProvinceEastern
CapitalKabarore
Area
 • Total1,578 km2 (609 sq mi)
Population
 (2012 census)
 • Total433,020
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)

GeographyEdit

The district comprises areas in the north-east of Rwanda, between Kayonza and Nyagatare. The German post of Gatsibo was located here, as is the present-day Gabiro military camp. The eastern part of the district is in Akagera National Park, with the Kagera River forming the border with Tanzania.

SectorsEdit

Gatsibo district is divided into 14 sectors (imirenge): Gasange, Gatsibo, Gitoki, Kabarore, Kageyo, Kiramuruzi, Kiziguro, Muhura, Murambi, Ngarama, Nyagihanga, Remera, Rugarama and Rwimbogo.

External linksEdit

  • "Districts of Rwanda". Statoids.
  • Gatsibo government website

Coordinates: 1°36′S 30°27′E / 1.600°S 30.450°E / -1.600; 30.450