is one of Rwanda
's five provinces
, and is coterminous with Kigali City. It was created in early January 2006 as part of a government decentralization program that re-organized the country's local government structures.
Kigali Province comprises parts of the former province of Kigali Rural and the city of Kigali, and is divided into the districts of Gasabo, Kicukiro, and Nyarugenge.
Kigali is the provincial capital in addition to being the national capital.