Lake Tshohoha

The lake is located 100kilometres south of Gitega Town, 125kilometres south west of Bujumbura City with an altitude of  1750 meters above sea level, it has latitudes/longitudes of 2°20′-2°32’S/29°59′-30°10’E.

Lake Tshohoha runs through the southern Rwanda/ Burundi border which covers 7000 hectares of which 5000 hectares is situated in Burundi and 2000 hectares in Rwanda

The lake is 30kilometres long oriented south east to North West and is shallow with a highly indented perimeter. It lies on the floor of a swampy forest basin between two low hill ridges and is fed at the southern end and drains to the Akanyaru River from the north western and through 4 kilometer of swamps.

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