Gatsibo District

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Gatsibo District
District
Shown within Eastern Province and Rwanda
Shown within Eastern Province and Rwanda
Country Rwanda
Province Eastern
Capital Kabarore
Area
 • Total 1,578 km2 (609 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 433,020
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)

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

Geography[edit]

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.

Sectors[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Districts of Rwanda at statoids.com
  • Inzego.doc — Province, District and Sector information from MINALOC, the Rwanda ministry of local government.

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