Kibuye

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This article is about the city in Rwanda. For the Kampala suburb, see Kibuye, Uganda.
Kibuye, Rwanda
Kibuye, Rwanda is located in Rwanda
Kibuye, Rwanda
Kibuye, Rwanda
Location in Rwanda
Coordinates: 2°03′34″S 29°20′53″E / 2.05944°S 29.34806°E / -2.05944; 29.34806
Country Flag of Rwanda.svg Rwanda
Admin. Province Western Province
District Karongi
Elevation 1,457 m (4,780 ft)
Population (2013 est.)
 • Total 46,923

Kibuye is a city in Karongi district, and the capital of Western Province in Rwanda. The city lies on the eastern shore of Lake Kivu, about halfway down, and between Gisenyi and Cyangugu. It is known as a beach resort and is within driving distance of two national parks.[1] It is home to a genocide memorial marking the massacre of 90%[2] of the town's Tutsi population in the Rwandan Civil War. The Ndaba Falls lie near the city.

Coordinates: 2°03′S 29°21′E / 2.050°S 29.350°E / -2.050; 29.350

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Anderson, Dawn (2013-05-18). "Need to loosen up? Take a trip to Kibuye". The New Times Rwanda. Retrieved 2013-06-20.