Shown within Southern Province and Rwanda
Nyanza is a district ( akarere) in Southern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Nyanza town, which is also the provincial capital. Nyanza is a Bantu word meaning lake, which probably refers to a large lake to the west of Nyanza town.
Geography, economy and tourism [ edit ]
The district lies between
Gitarama and Butare, straddling the main Kigali to Bujumbura road. It contains the Laiterie de Nyabasindu, one of Rwanda's largest milk and yoghurt producing companies. The palace of the mwami (traditional king) of Rwanda was located in Nyanza town.
Sectors [ edit ]
Nyanza district is divided into 10
sectors ( imirenge): Busasamana, Busoro, Cyabakamyi, Kibirizi, Kigoma, Mukingo, Muyira, Ntyazo, Nyagisozi and Rwabicuma.
References [ edit ]
Districts of Rwanda at statoids.com
Inzego.doc — Province, District and Sector information from MINALOC, the Rwanda ministry of local government.
Coordinates: 2°30′S 29°30′E / 2.500°S 29.500°E