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Kibuye, Rwanda

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Kibuye, Rwanda
Genocide Memorial Church with Never Again Display
Genocide Memorial Church with Never Again Display
Coordinates: 2°03′42″S 29°20′54″E / 2.06167°S 29.34833°E / -2.06167; 29.34833
Country Rwanda
Admin. ProvinceWestern Province
1,457 m (4,780 ft)
 • Total12,325

Kibuye is a city in Karongi District, and the capital of the Western Province in Rwanda.

Kibuye is a beach resort and is within driving distance of two national parks. There is a genocide memorial marking the massacre of 90% of the town's Tutsi population in the Rwandan Genocide.[2] The Ndaba Falls are near the city.

Both Kibuye Power Plant 1 and KivuWatt Power Station are within Kibuye.


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  1. Citypopulation.de Population of cities & urban localities in Rwanda
  2. McGreal, Chris (2004-03-29). "'It's so difficult to live with what we know'". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2023-12-13.