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Ngororero District is a district (akarere) in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is the town of Ngororero.

Ngororero District
Shown within Western Province and Rwanda
Shown within Western Province and Rwanda
CountryRwanda
ProvinceWestern
CapitalNgororero
Area
 • Total678 km2 (262 sq mi)
Population
(2012 census)
 • Total333,713
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Websitehttp://www.ngororero.gov.rw/

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LocationEdit

The district is one of the five districts that comprise Rwanda's Western Province. It is bordered by Nyabihu District to the north, Gakenke District to the northwest, Rutsiro District to the west and Karongi District to the south; all in Western Province. Muhanga District in Southern Province, lies to the east of Ngororero District. The district's main town of Ngororero, lies about 59 kilometres (37 mi), by road, northwest of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda and the largest city in that country.[1] The coordinates of Ngororero District are:1° 52'S, 29° 39'E (Latitude:-1.866667; Longitude:29.650000).

SectorsEdit

Ngororero district is divided into 13 sectors (imirenge): Bwira, Gatumba, Hindiro, Kabaya, Kageyo, Kavumu, Matyazo, Muhanda, Muhororo, Ndaro, Ngororero, Nyange and Sovu.

PopulationEdit

In 2002, the population of Ngororero District was estimated at 282,249 people.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • Website of Ngororero District
  • Website of Western Province, Rwanda
  • "Districts of Rwanda". Statoids.

Coordinates: 1°52′S 29°39′E / 1.867°S 29.650°E / -1.867; 29.650