Districts of Rwanda

Districts of Rwanda

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Districts of Rwanda

The Provinces of Rwanda are subdivided into 30 districts (Kinyarwanda: uturere, sing. akarere). Each district is in turn divided into sectors. Until 2001, the districts had been called communes.[1] In 2006, the number of districts was reduced from 106 to 30.[2]

The districts are listed below, by province.[3]


East Province

Districts of East province
  1. Bugesera
  2. Gatsibo
  3. Kayonza
  4. Kirehe
  5. Ngoma
  6. Nyagatare
  7. Rwamagana

Kigali Province

Districts of Kigali province
  1. Gasabo
  2. Kicukiro
  3. Nyarugenge

North Province

Districts of North province
  1. Burera
  2. Gakenke
  3. Gicumbi
  4. Musanze
  5. Rulindo

South Province

Districts of South province
  1. Gisagara
  2. Huye
  3. Kamonyi
  4. Muhanga
  5. Nyamagabe
  6. Nyanza
  7. Nyaruguru
  8. Ruhango

West Province

Districts of West province
  1. Karongi
  2. Ngororero
  3. Nyabihu
  4. Nyamasheke
  5. Rubavu
  6. Rusizi
  7. Rutsiro

See also


  1. ^ Brown, Gillian; Cliffe, Sarah; Guggenheim, Scott; Kostner, Markus; and Opper, Susan (July 2002). "A Tale of Two Projects: Community-Based Reconstruction in East Timor and Rwanda" (pdf). Social Funds Innovation Update – Volume 2 No. 4. Social Funds thematic group of the Human Development Network – Social Protection, The World Bank. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTCPR/882562-1120216063029/20627481/SocialFundsInnovationUpdate.pdf. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Districts of Rwanda". Statoids. Gwillim Law. 27 April 2010. http://www.statoids.com/yrw.html. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Administrative maps". Territorial Administration. Ministry of Local Government, Government of Rwanda. 5 May 2011. http://www.minaloc.gov.rw/spip.php?article18. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 

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