Quianvua Destination Guide
Discover Quianvua in Angola!
Quianvua in the region of Zaire is a place located in Angola - some 197 mi (or 317 km) North of Luanda, the country's capital.
Local time in Quianvua is now 10:38 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Luanda" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Quissacala, Pedra do Feitico, Mbanza Congo, Lulendo, Luanda or Monolithe. When in this area, you might want to check out Vandembo, Quiela and Quianvua as well. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Fort de Shinkakasa
The Fort de Shinkakasa was a fortification built in the Congo Free State to defend access to the Congo river in 1891. It is located about 1.5 kilometres west of Boma. The fort was designed by the Belgian engineer, General Henri Alexis Brialmont. The fort was built by the Congo Free State to prevent an advance on the Congo, particularly by Portugal, who occupied neighboring Angola.
Located at -6, 12.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Boma Airport is an airport serving Boma, in the Bas-Congo province in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Boma is a port town, on the Congo River some 100 km upstream from the Atlantic Ocean, in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 527,725. Boma was the capital city of the Congo Free State and Belgian Congo (the modern Democratic Republic of the Congo) from 1 May 1886 to 1926, when the capital was moved to Léopoldville. The port handles exports of tropical timber, bananas, cacao, and palm products.
Congo Free State
The Congo Free State (French: État indépendant du Congo) was a large area in Central Africa that was privately controlled by Leopold II, King of the Belgians.
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