Kibuye is a city in on the shore of Lake Kivu — the surrounding area offers some stunning views of the lake. The new name is Karongi, most people still call it Kibuye though.

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Power station
is a 26 MW methane gas-fired thermal power plant in . is situated 3½ km west of Kibuye.


-2.0701° or 2° 4' 12.3" south
29.352° or 29° 21' 7.2" east
Open Location Code
1,480 metres (4,856 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 277562135
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: كيبوي
  • Basque: Kibuye (Ruanda)
  • Basque: Kibuye
  • Catalan: Kibuye
  • Cebuano: Kibuye
  • Chinese: 基布耶
  • Croatian: Kibuye
  • Danish: Kibuye
  • Dutch: Kibuye
  • English: Kibuye, Rwanda
  • Estonian: Kibuye
  • French: Kibuye
  • German: Kibuye
  • Greek: Κιμπούγιε
  • Japanese: キブエ
  • Korean: 키부예
  • Lithuanian: Kibujė
  • Polish: Kibuye
  • Portuguese: Kibuye
  • Portuguese: Quibuie
  • Romanian: Kibuye
  • Russian: Кибуе
  • Spanish: Kibuye
  • Swedish: Kibuye
  • Turkish: Kibuye
  • Urdu: کیبویے
  • Western Mari: Кибуйе
  • Zulu: Kibuye, Ruwanda

Other Places Named Kibuye

  • Locality in Rwanda
  • Eastern Uganda, Uganda
  • Western Uganda, Uganda
  • Village in Central Uganda, Uganda
  • Village in Western Uganda, Uganda
  • Village in Eastern Uganda, Uganda

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