Huye is the third city of , located in the south. It was formerly known as Butare and many maps and official documents still refer to Butare. Huye is the capital of Huye district, which was again Butare district prior to its dissolution in 2006.

Notable Places in the Area

is an airport in Butare, .

The , formerly the National Museum of Rwanda, is a national museum in . Photo: Amakuru, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Huye Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Butare, .

The Our Lady of Wisdom or simply Cathedral of Butare, is a religious building belonging to the Catholic Church and is located in the town of Butare, in the southern part of the African country of . Photo: Rytc, CC BY 3.0.


-2.6053° or 2° 36' 19.2" south
29.7402° or 29° 44' 24.6" east
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1769 metres (5804 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Butare
  • Arabic: هويي
  • Armenian: Բուտարե
  • Azerbaijani: Butare
  • Basque: Butare
  • Bengali: বুটাারে
  • Bosnian: Butare
  • Catalan: Butare
  • Chinese: 布塔雷
  • Chinese: 布塔雷市
  • Croatian: Huye
  • Czech: Butaré
  • Danish: Butare
  • Dimli (individual language): Butare
  • Dutch: Astrida
  • Dutch: Butare
  • Dutch: Huye
  • English: Astrida
  • English: Butare
  • Estonian: Butare
  • Finnish: Butare
  • French: Astrida
  • French: Butare
  • French: Huye
  • German: Astrida
  • German: Butare
  • German: Huye
  • Greek: Μπουτάρε
  • Guarani: Mbutáre
  • Gujarati: બુટારે
  • Hindi: उये
  • Indonesian: Butare
  • Interlingue: Butare
  • Italian: Butare
  • Japanese: ブタレ
  • Kannada: ಬೂಟಾರೆ
  • Kinyarwanda: Butare
  • Korean: 부타레
  • Latvian: Butare
  • Lithuanian: Butarė
  • Malay: Butare
  • Marathi: बुटारे
  • Norwegian: Butare
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Butare
  • Persian: بوتیر
  • Polish: Butare
  • Portuguese: Butare
  • Russian: Бутаре
  • Serbian: Бутаре
  • Silesian: Butare
  • Sinhala: බුතාරේ නගරය
  • South Azerbaijani: بوتیر
  • Spanish: Astrida
  • Spanish: Butare
  • Spanish: Huye
  • Swahili: Butare
  • Swedish: Butare
  • Tamil: புதர்
  • Telugu: బుటారే
  • Thai: โบตาเรย์
  • Turkish: Butare
  • Ukrainian: Бутаре
  • Urdu: بوتارے
  • Vietnamese: Butare
  • Vlaams: Astrida
  • Vlaams: Butare
  • Vlaams: Huye
  • Western Mari: Бутаре
  • Zulu: Butare

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Huye. See this page's contributions. Photo: Pierre Galinier, CC BY-SA 3.0.