Gakenke District

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Gakenke District
District
Shown within Northern Province and Rwanda
Shown within Northern Province and Rwanda
Country Rwanda
Province Northern
Capital Gakenke
Area
 • Total 704 km2 (272 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 338,234
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)

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]

Sectors[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  • Districts of Rwanda at statoids.com
  • 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. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 

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