Northern Province, Rwanda

one of Rwanda's five provinces

Northern Province (Kinyarwanda: Intara y'Amajyaruguru; French: Province du Nord; Dutch: Noordelijke Provincie) is one of the five provinces of Rwanda. As of the 2022 census, 2,038,511 people lived there. It has an area of 3,276 km². The capital city is Byumba.

Location of the Northern Province in Rwanda

It was created on 1 January 2006 from the former provinces of Ruhengeri and Byumba, along with northern parts of Kigali Rural. It has five districts of Burera, Gakenke, Gicumbi, Musanze, and Rulindo.