Ngororero District

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Ngororero District
District
Shown within Western Province and Rwanda
Shown within Western Province and Rwanda
Country Rwanda
Province Western
Capital Ngororero
Area
 • Total 678 km2 (262 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 333,713
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Website http://www.ngororero.gov.rw/

Ngororero District is a district (akarere) in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is the town of Ngororero.

Location[edit]

The district is one of the five districts that comprise Rwanda's Western Province. It is bordered by Nyabihu District to the north, Gakenke District to the northwest, Rutsiro District to the west and Karongi District to the south; all in Western Province. Muhanga District in Southern Province, lies to the east of Ngororero District. The district's main town of Ngororero, lies about 59 kilometres (37 mi), by road, northwest of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda and the largest city in that country.[1] The coordinates of Ngororero District are:1° 52'S, 29° 39'E (Latitude:-1.866667; Longitude:29.650000).

Sectors[edit]

Ngororero district is divided into 13 sectors (imirenge): Bwira, Gatumba, Hindiro, Kabaya, Kageyo, Kavumu, Matyazo, Muhanda, Muhororo, Ndaro, Ngororero, Nyange and Sovu.

Population[edit]

In 2002, the population of Ngororero District was estimated at 282,249 people.[2]

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Coordinates: 1°52′S 29°39′E / 1.867°S 29.650°E / -1.867; 29.650