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Kagera

(kägā`rə), river, c.250 mi (400 km) long, formed on the Rwanda-Tanzania border, E central Africa, by the confluence of the Nyabarongo and Ruvubu rivers. The Kagera's headwaters, which rise in the highlands of Rwanda and Burundi, are the remotest sources of the Nile. The Kagera flows north and east, forming part of Tanzania's borders with Rwanda and Uganda, before emptying into Lake Victoria. There is a small hydroelectric plant at Kikagati, Uganda.

Kagera

 

a national park in Rwanda. It is located on the left bank of the Kagera River, on the border with Tanzania. Area, 251,000 hectares. The park was created in 1934 to preserve the fauna of the grassy savannas: lion, leopard, buffalo, zebra, hippopotamus, warthog, crocodile, antelopes (impala, common eland, topi, oribi, and others), and water and marsh birds. Since 1958 the black rhinoceros has been reacclimatized in Kagera.


Kagera

 

a river in eastern Africa, flowing through Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda and partially along the borders between them. It is considered to be a headstream of the Nile. Its length, from the confluence of the Nyawarongo and Ruvubu rivers, is420 km, but from the source of the Rukarara (the point in theKagera system farthest from the mouth) it is about 800 km. Forthe most part, the river flows across a broad, marshy plain, drawing water from many small lakes. It empties into LakeVictoria. The average annual rate of flow is 1, 500 cu m per sec.The Kagera is navigable in its lower reaches. It was discoveredby H. Stanley (1876) and explored by the Austrian O. Baumann(1892–93) and others.

Kagera

a river in E Africa, rising in headstreams on the border between Tanzania and Rwanda and flowing east to Lake Victoria: the most remote headstream of the Nile and largest tributary of Lake Victoria. Length: about 480 km (300 miles)
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