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Nyanza, Rwanda

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The ancient King's Palace in Nyanza (now a museum).
The ancient King's Palace in Nyanza (now a museum).
Coordinates: 2°21′06″S 29°45′03″E / 2.35167°S 29.75083°E / -2.35167; 29.75083
Country Rwanda
Admin. ProvinceSouthern Province
DistrictNyanza District
1,792 m (5,879 ft)
 (2012 census)[1]
 • Total25,417

Nyanza, also known as Nyabisindu, is a town located in Nyanza District in the Southern Province of Rwanda. Nyanza is the capital of the Southern Province. It was the capital of the Kingdom of Rwanda from 1958 to 1962.

The town has two dairies. Laiterie de Nyabasindu is one of Rwanda's largest milk and yogurt producing companies. The town is famous for its yogurt and kefir.

It has the building of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.


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  1. Citypopulation.de Population of cities & urban localities in Rwanda