Districts of Rwanda

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Districts of Rwanda

The Provinces of Rwanda are subdivided into 31 districts (Kinyarwanda: uturere, sing. akarere). Each district is in turn divided into sectors. Until 2001, the districts had been called communes.[1] In 2006, the number of districts was reduced from 106 to 30.[2]

The districts are listed below, by province.[3]

East Province[edit]

Districts of East province
  1. Bugesera
  2. Gatsibo
  3. Kayonza
  4. Kirehe
  5. Ngoma
  6. Nyagatare
  7. Rwamagana

Kigali Province[edit]

Districts of Kigali province
  1. Gasabo
  2. Kicukiro
  3. Nyarugenge

North Province[edit]

Districts of North province
  1. Burera
  2. Gakenke
  3. Gicumbi
  4. Musanze
  5. Rulindo

South Province[edit]

Districts of South province
  1. Gisagara
  2. Huye
  3. Kamonyi
  4. Muhanga
  5. Nyamagabe
  6. Nyanza
  7. Nyaruguru
  8. Ruhango

West Province[edit]

Districts of West province
  1. Karongi
  2. Ngororero
  3. Nyabihu
  4. Nyamasheke
  5. Rubavu
  6. Rusizi
  7. Rutsiro

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Gillian; Cliffe, Sarah; Guggenheim, Scott; Kostner, Markus; Opper, Susan (July 2002). "A Tale of Two Projects: Community-Based Reconstruction in East Timor and Rwanda" (pdf). Social Funds Innovation Update – Volume 2 No. 4. Social Funds thematic group of the Human Development Network – Social Protection, The World Bank. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Districts of Rwanda". Statoids. Gwillim Law. 27 April 2010. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Administrative maps". Territorial Administration. Ministry of Local Government, Government of Rwanda. 5 May 2011. Retrieved 17 May 2011.