Shown within Western Province and Rwanda
|• Total||678 km2 (262 sq mi)|
|Population (2012 census)|
|• Density||490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
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. The coordinates of Ngororero District are:1° 52'S, 29° 39'E (Latitude:-1.866667; Longitude:29.650000).
In 2002, the population of Ngororero District was estimated at 282,249 people.